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Drawing, Design for an Earring, 1815–30

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1815–30 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and sepia ink, brush and gray watercolor on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by Julie Pastor. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

11.4 × 6.3 cm (4 1/2 × 2 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Earring, 1815–30; Italy; pen and sepia ink, brush and gray watercolor on paper; 11.4 × 6.3 cm (4 1/2 × 2 1/2 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-747

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