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This and 6 other objects are a part of a set whose first object is Traveling Set And Case (Northern Italy).

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Case (Northern Italy), early 17th century

This is a Case. It is dated early 17th century and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is leather, gilding, cotton cord. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Eleanor L. Metzenberg. It is credited The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 9.8 x 4.3 cm (3 7/8 x 1 11/16 in.)

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Case (Northern Italy), early 17th century; leather, gilding, cotton cord; L x W: 9.8 x 4.3 cm (3 7/8 x 1 11/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-253-a

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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