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Drawing, Mace for Liturgical Use, 1750–1773

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1750–1773 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is black chalk, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 20.5 × 8.2 cm (8 1/16 × 3 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: part of a lily

Cite this object as

Drawing, Mace for Liturgical Use, 1750–1773; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; black chalk, brush and watercolor on paper; H x W: 20.5 × 8.2 cm (8 1/16 × 3 1/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-1108

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