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1987

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2023

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Drawing, Textile Design: Mise-en-carte for a brocade

This is a drawing. It was designed by Unknown and Unknown. It is dated ca. 1760 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is brush and gouache over printed (intaglio) grid, on off white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 55.9 x 99.1 cm (22 x 39 in.)

It is inscribed

Verso: pen and brown ink inscriptions

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Mise-en-carte for a brocade; Designed by Unknown (French), Unknown; France; brush and gouache over printed (intaglio) grid, on off white laid paper; Overall: 55.9 x 99.1 cm (22 x 39 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1987-13-2

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