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Designer:
Pierre Legrain (French, Levallois-Perret 1889–1929 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1925
Medium:
Leather, chrome-plated metal, fold leaf
Dimensions:
H. 11-1/2, W. 7-1/4 in. (29.2 x 18.4 cm)
Classification:
Leather
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Germain Seligman, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.317.1
Not on view
Inscription: Signed (on interior pocket, stamped in gold): PIERRE LEGRAIN
Mrs. Germain Seligman, New York (until 1979; her gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Century of Design, Part ll: 1925-1950," May 9–October 29, 2000, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Art Deco Paris," June 8, 2004–February 6, 2005, no catalogue.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of French Art Deco," August 4, 2009–January 23, 2011, no catalogue.

Jared Goss. French Art Deco. New York, 2014, pp. 134–35, 258, no. 35a, ill. (color, overall and detail).



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