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What is this?

Duchesse cushion decorated with rinceaux; arms and back in floral and curved Rococo motif.

This is a print from United Kingdom. It is dated 1762 and we acquired it in 1921. Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

etching on cream laid paper

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 30.6 x 44 cm (12 1/16 x 17 5/16 in.) Platemark: 19.8 x 32.4 cm (7 13/16 x 12 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate, upper right: No. 4; upper center: Echelle de Trois Pieds [scale]; lower center: Duchesse; in graphite, lower right margin: 20

Karin Zonis was the cataloguer and Advisory Council was the donor and Matthew Liard was the designer of this object.

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18259023/ |title=Print, "Duchesse (No. 4), from Recueil de différents Muebles garniers Comme Fauteuils (Liard's "Suites"), 1762", 1762 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=24 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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