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Writing Box with Lattice and Flower Design

Object Name: Writing box
Date: mid-17th century
Geography: India, Deccan, possibly Burhanpur
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Wood; overlaid with dyed wool, stamped silver and gilt-copper plaques
Dimensions: H. 5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm) W. 16 3/8 in. (41.5 cm) Depth 12 5/8 in. (32 cm)
Classification: Metal
Credit Line: Purchase, Gift of Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, Theresa Sackler and Family, 1998
Accession Number: 1998.434

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