Selmer Double Clarinet Case

Selmer Double Clarinet Case

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Description (Brief)
This double clarinet case was made by Selmer in Paris, France, 1920s. It is made of wood, covered with black-stained leather, metal fittings, and blue plush interior. The handle is made of cord covered in black-stained leather. There is a cast “Selmer” metal badge on the top of the case and “Harold Woolridge” written on a piece of masking tape. Accessioned with Selmer clarinet (MI.75.28).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case
date made
1920s
maker
Selmer, Henri
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/4 in x 16 in x 11 1/4 in; 10.795 cm x 40.64 cm x 28.575 cm
ID Number
MI.75.28.01
catalog number
75.28.01
accession number
314090
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Richard N. Peterson
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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