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What is this?

Narrow flanking panel for central composition. Pearl rocaille escutcheon swings from branch of under water plant, with fish swimming about. Large scallop shell at bottom.

This is a drawing from United States. It is dated 1882 and we acquired it in 1955. Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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Its medium is

colored crayons, brush and gold paint on off white wove paper, three sheets mounted together

Its dimensions are

Image: 18.6 x 5.2 cm (7 5/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

This object was manufactured by Tiffany and Co., New York and made for (as the client) Ashbel Holmes Barney and created by Elihu Vedder

This object was donated by The American Academy of Arts & Letters

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url= |title=Drawing, "The Mermaid Window", Design for Stained Glass Window for the A.H. Barney Residence, New York, NY, 1882 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=30 July 2015 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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