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Drawing, Project: A Bed with a Canopy

This is a Drawing. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is black chalk, pen, ink, brush, bistre, grey water color, paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

  • Headboard, ca. 1885
  • chased and cut steel, brass, pierced copper over carved and joined teak wood.
  • Lent by Bryn Mawr College.
  • 5.2012.1

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Drawing, Project: A Bed with a Canopy; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; black chalk, pen, ink, brush, bistre, grey water color, paper; 1938-88-3705

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