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Drawing, Title page for Vermis Sericus (Sericulture Series), ca. 1590

This is a Drawing. It was created by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash 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

14.2 x 11 cm (5 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

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Drawing, Title page for Vermis Sericus (Sericulture Series), ca. 1590; Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, active Italy, 1523–1605); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on paper; 14.2 x 11 cm (5 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-295

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