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Relic

Object Number: 
2002.1.3506
Date: 
1860-1920
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
50 1/2 x 11 x 1 1/4 in.
Description: 
A cast metal molding, an architectural relic probably from a New York City theater, with straight top edge, open work leafy flourishes and a scalloped lower edge, painted in red with "16 B 17", indicating row and seat numbers, possibly from a balcony, loge or box seating area.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group