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Drawing, Design for a ceremonial decoration, ca. 1760

This is a Drawing. It was created by Carlo Marchionni. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is graphite, black crayon, brush and gray watercolor on laid 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

44.2 x 30.3 cm (17 3/8 x 11 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

watermark: Strasburg lily, below: beehive and C and J HONIG

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a ceremonial decoration, ca. 1760; Carlo Marchionni (Italian, 1702–1786); Italy; graphite, black crayon, brush and gray watercolor on laid paper; 44.2 x 30.3 cm (17 3/8 x 11 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2552

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