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Drawing, Design for Necklace with Brazilian Beetles, ca. 1900

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1900 and we acquired it in 1910. Its medium is graphite, brush and watercolor, white heightening on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Virginia Gerson.

Its dimensions are

12.3 x 20.5 cm (4 13/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, upper center: MUSEUM / FOR THE / ARTS OF / DECORATION / COOPER UNION (Lugt 457c); stamped in pink ink, lower left: presented by / Miss Virginia Gerson.

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: Setting for / Brazilian / Beetles

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Necklace with Brazilian Beetles, ca. 1900; USA; graphite, brush and watercolor, white heightening on tracing paper; 12.3 x 20.5 cm (4 13/16 x 8 1/16 in.); 1910-44-2

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