On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 5/8 x 6 x 1 7/8 in. (6.7 x 15.2 x 4.8 cm) (show scale)
Etched on underside of base in script: "Marion Louise Anderson"
Inscribed monogram on front, intertwining letters in fancy script: "MLA"
Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes
Pewter letter holder formed by rectangular sheet of metal bent into a U-shape (in profile). Flat base; front edge folded straight up; taller back edge folded up and angled slightly toward front. Monogram incised in center of front edge.
CONDITION - Good; light scratches overall and a few spots of discoloration.
Marion Anderson Noyes (American, 1907-2002). Letter Holder, ca. 1933. Pewter, 2 5/8 x 6 x 1 7/8 in. (6.7 x 15.2 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes, 1991.258.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1991.258.6_bw.jpg)
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