Clarinet Case, used by Benny Goodman

Clarinet Case, used by Benny Goodman

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Description
This clarinet case was made by an unknown maker, provenance unknown, 1960s. It is an attaché style double clarinet case, made of wood, covered with black-stained leather, coated paper sewn-on trim, metal fittings, molded plastic handle, and blue plush interior. There is an engraved metal plate under the handle “Benny Goodman.” Accessioned with Buffet-Crampon clarinet used by Benny Goodman (1990.0058.01).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
case
date made
1960s
user
Goodman, Benny
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
leather (overall material)
metal (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 18 1/8 in x 13 in; 10.16 cm x 46.0375 cm x 33.02 cm
ID Number
1990.0058.02
accession number
1990.0058
catalog number
1990.0058.02
Credit Line
Gift of Rachel Goodman Edelson and Benjie Goodman Lasseau
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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