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Tortoise shell, ivory, silver
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marc Patten
European Sculpture and Dec Arts
Mr. and Mrs. Marc Patten;
1955-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
French, Card Case, ca. 1840, tortoise shell, ivory, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Marc Patten, 55.69.
Gros Ventre, Native American