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Drawing, Design for a Bracelet, early 19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, green, yellow watercolor, graphite on 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

9.1 × 27.6 cm (3 9/16 × 10 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: Part of a watermark: F A

It is inscribed

Inscribed in red color pencil, lower right: 22

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Bracelet, early 19th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, green, yellow watercolor, graphite on white laid paper; 9.1 × 27.6 cm (3 9/16 × 10 7/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-690

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