Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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jewel cabinet
  • England, United Kingdom
  • jewel cabinet, 1650–1675
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • glass beads, linen canvas, walnut wood, mother of pearl, brass
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 30 x 20 x 37 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 14 5/8 in
  • Gift of Judge Irwin Untermyer
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0019
Label Text

Jewel cabinet covered with beadwork. The sides are covered with a floral design done in blue, green, yellow, red and brown beads. Doors open to reveal four drawers. It has a brass handle on either side of the cabinet. There is a keyhole on each of the front doors.