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Traveling Cutlery Case (Germany), 1750–1800

This is a Traveling cutlery case. It is dated 1750–1800 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is leather, wood, wool, brass. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

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

Its dimensions are

L x W: 26 x 5.5 cm (10 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

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Traveling Cutlery Case (Germany), 1750–1800; leather, wood, wool, brass; L x W: 26 x 5.5 cm (10 1/4 x 2 3/16 in.); The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg; 1985-103-269

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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