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1968

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2020

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Drawing, Design for Wallpaper and Textiles: Flowers and Butterflies, 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.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

67.7 x 48.8 cm (26 5/8 x 19 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink at center of composition: 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: B24.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Wallpaper and Textiles: Flowers and Butterflies, 19th century; France; brush and gouache on cream paper; 67.7 x 48.8 cm (26 5/8 x 19 3/16 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1968-107-23

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