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Drawing, Design for Silk Brocade, ca. 1750

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1914. Its medium is pastel on gray-blue laid paper, squared with pen and brown ink. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

44.1 x 55.2 cm (17 3/8 x 21 3/4 in.), irregular

It has the following markings

Watermark: MONTGOLFIER / 1742 / [bunch of grapes]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Silk Brocade, ca. 1750; France; pastel on gray-blue laid paper, squared with pen and brown ink; 44.1 x 55.2 cm (17 3/8 x 21 3/4 in.), irregular; Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1914-21-50

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