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Drawing, Embroidered frontal, 1780–1790

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Giuseppe Barberi. It is dated 1780–1790 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash. 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

Image: 19.8 x 24.5 cm (7 13/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Recto and Verso: Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration (Lugt#457d)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Embroidered frontal, 1780–1790; Architect: Giuseppe Barberi (Italian, 1746–1809); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and brown wash; Image: 19.8 x 24.5 cm (7 13/16 x 9 5/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-2628

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