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Pierre Toussaint (ca. 1781-1853)
Watercolor on ivory
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A small beige block of foam, probably for cleaning or applying conditioner to leather products. Printed on the top in dark red "For Expert Cleaning by/ Leathercraft Process/ Mail Suedes to 38-30 28th St., L.I. City, N.Y./ Bring Suedes to 62 West 56th St., N.Y.C."
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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