This object is currently resting in our storage facility. There is one other image of this object. This object has no known copyright, and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the tag preparatory, design, flowers, scrolls, candles, garlands, embroiderers.

Object Timeline

1947

  • We acquired this object.

2004

2013

2015

2016

  • You found it!

Drawing, Wool Embroidery Design (Berlin Wool Works), ca. 1860

This is a Drawing. It was created by T. P. Devrient. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1947. Its medium is brush and gouache, pen and black ink over etching on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Democratized embroidery.

This object was purchased from Ye Olde Antique and Hobby Shoppe and donated by Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt and catalogued by Edna B. Donnell. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt.

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

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."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wool Embroidery Design (Berlin Wool Works), ca. 1860; T. P. Devrient (active ca. 1860); Germany; brush and gouache, pen and black ink over etching on cream laid paper; 23.3 x 16.2 cm (9 3/16 x 6 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt; 1947-121-3

This object may be subject to Copyright or other restrictions.

You are welcome to make fair use of this image under U.S. Copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18605281/ |title=Drawing, Wool Embroidery Design (Berlin Wool Works), ca. 1860 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 June 2016 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

If you would like to tell us more about an object or have found an error in an object record, please let us know!