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Drawing, Wool Embroidery Design (Berlin Wool Works), ca. 1860

This is a Drawing. It was created by T. P. Devrient. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is brush and gouache, pen and black ink over etching on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Democratized embroidery.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

23.3 x 16.2 cm (9 3/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed: "bei T.P. Devrient in Berlin C - No. 305."

Cite this object as

Drawing, Wool Embroidery Design (Berlin Wool Works), ca. 1860; T. P. Devrient (active ca. 1860); Germany; brush and gouache, pen and black ink over etching on cream laid paper; 23.3 x 16.2 cm (9 3/16 x 6 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Abram S. Hewitt; 1947-121-3

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