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Drawing, Design for Printed Cotton, 1790

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Mulhouse and Frederick Schaub. It is dated 1790 and we acquired it in 1954. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Henry B. du Pont.

Its dimensions are

37.4 x 31.4 cm (14 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Garden of Holland- C I Honig; Stamp on reverse: F. Schaub/ Dessinateur/ Faubourg De Colmar. 42/ Mulhouse

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red ink, lower left: 47

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Printed Cotton, 1790; Designed by Mulhouse and Frederick Schaub; France; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on paper; 37.4 x 31.4 cm (14 3/4 x 12 3/8 in.); 1954-44-2

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