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Tobacco curer

Object Number: 
1938.346
Date: 
1860-1900
Medium: 
Jute, wood, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 34.6 x 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Jute, wood, and cotton tobacco curer; bottle-shaped wooden cylinder tapered at one end, and wrapped with rope over canvas lining.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Elie Nadelman
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group