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Case: M.11-1935

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A case for carrying a book.
The box is made from cuir bouilli (boiled leather) covered wood, which has embossed foliage on the lid, and the word "Maria" repeated twice on the sides and a leaf design incised. The inside of the box is lined with red leather. The box is bound with iron bands and has an iron clasp and lock plate

Legal notes

Given by Charles Holden-White, 1935

Measurements and weight

Height: 5.7 cm
Length: 13 cm
Width: 9.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935) by Holden-White, Charles

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Techniques used in production

Cuir bouilli

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.11-1935
Primary reference Number: 201755
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 4 June 2015 Updated: Thursday 4 June 2015 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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