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Drawing, Design for a Bed in the Polish Style, 1780

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1780 and we acquired it in 1911. Its medium is graphite, pen and black ink, brush and wash on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

  • Headboard, ca. 1885
  • chased and cut steel, brass, pierced copper over carved and joined teak wood.
  • Lent by Bryn Mawr College.
  • 5.2012.1

Its dimensions are

28.2 x 16.8 cm (11 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Pro Patria (Churchill 145)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, upper right: A caute laterelle/ d'un lit a la polonnais/ avecque le ball/ da quint est Les/ draperie est un/ pied demenuiserie/ est la Coubre defer/ pouvre a voiru/ l'un perriale B

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Bed in the Polish Style, 1780; France; graphite, pen and black ink, brush and wash on laid paper; 28.2 x 16.8 cm (11 1/8 x 6 5/8 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1911-28-177

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