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Drawing, Two Designs for Woven Shawls

This is a drawing. It is dated 1820–50 and we acquired it in 1914. Its medium is brush and gouache on brown oiled translucent paper mounted on dark brown paper. 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

21.7 × 29.8 cm (8 9/16 × 11 3/4 in.) Mount: 22.3 × 30.4 cm (8 3/4 × 11 15/16 in.) Mat: 14 × 18 cm (5 1/2 × 7 1/16 in.)

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Drawing, Two Designs for Woven Shawls; brush and gouache on brown oiled translucent paper mounted on dark brown paper; 21.7 × 29.8 cm (8 9/16 × 11 3/4 in.) Mount: 22.3 × 30.4 cm (8 3/4 × 11 15/16 in.) Mat: 14 × 18 cm (5 1/2 × 7 1/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1914-21-56

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Paisley.

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