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Drawing, Design for a Comb, ca. 1810

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1810 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor on white laid paper, laid down. 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

10.9 × 13 cm (4 5/16 × 5 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, lower center: Z 600

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Comb, ca. 1810; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and brown ink, brush and watercolor on white laid paper, laid down; 10.9 × 13 cm (4 5/16 × 5 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-701

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