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Drawing, Ceiling Ornament, ca. 1870

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1870 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and gray ink, watercolor, traces of graphite, ruled borders in pen and gray, support: white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

32.5 x 52.3 cm (12 13/16 x 20 9/16 in.) image: 30.5 x 50.5 Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamps: blue-bordered adhesive stamp, verso, with graphite inscription: 9

It is inscribed

on blue adhesive stmap, verso, in graphite: 9

Cite this object as

Drawing, Ceiling Ornament, ca. 1870; Italy; pen and gray ink, watercolor, traces of graphite, ruled borders in pen and gray, support: white laid paper; 32.5 x 52.3 cm (12 13/16 x 20 9/16 in.) image: 30.5 x 50.5 Mat: 55.9 x 71.1 cm (22 x 28 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-4880

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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