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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.

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; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); 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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