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What is this?

Design for wool work. Scroll design in yellow. In center a blue box, lighted candle and some playing cards.

This is a drawing from Germany. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1947. Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

brush and gouache, pen and black ink over etching on cream laid paper

Its dimensions are

23.3 x 16.2 cm (9 3/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed: "bei T.P. Devrient in Berlin C - No. 305."

This object was created by T. P. Devrient

This object was purchased from Ye Olde Antique and Hobby Shoppe and catalogued by Edna B. Donnell and donated by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18605281/ |title=Drawing, "Wool Embroidery Design (Berlin Wool Works)", ca. 1860 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=21 August 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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