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1968

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2020

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Drawing, Design for Wallpaper and Textile: Flowers, 19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1968. Its medium is brush and gouache on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

39.6 x 54.3 cm (15 9/16 x 21 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, right of flower cluster: an oval shaped seal with an interlocked CG in the center. Written around the seal: 31 Boulevard Nouvelles

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: B2.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Wallpaper and Textile: Flowers, 19th century; France; brush and gouache on cream paper; 39.6 x 54.3 cm (15 9/16 x 21 3/8 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-107-2

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