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Drawing, Fabric Design for Torah Mantle and Ark Lining, 1950

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1950 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is brush and gold paint, white gouache over graphite on tan wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 17 × 22.2 cm (6 11/16 × 8 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on mount, below lower left corner of drawing, in blue ballpoint pen: FABRIC FOR LINING ARK / AND THORA(SIC) MANTEL / in blue pen (script): material 48" wide; on mount, below right corner of drawing: 1 1/2=1'0" / T. Guermonprez. Typed on gold label attached at upper left verso: Trude Guermonprez / Pond Farm / Guerneville, Cal.; in pen and blue ink (script) lower right corner of label: Aug. 10th, 1950

Cite this object as

Drawing, Fabric Design for Torah Mantle and Ark Lining, 1950; USA; brush and gold paint, white gouache over graphite on tan wove paper; H x W: 17 × 22.2 cm (6 11/16 × 8 3/4 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-46

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