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Drawing, Textile Design: Bird Wings, ca. 1896

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Studio Saint-Germain. It is dated ca. 1896 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is brush and gouache on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Nathan Chaikin. It is credited Gift of Nathan Chaikin.

Its dimensions are

58.4 × 43.2 cm (23 × 17 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in white chalk, upper right: 634

Cite this object as

Drawing, Textile Design: Bird Wings, ca. 1896; Designed by Studio Saint-Germain ; France; brush and gouache on paper; 58.4 × 43.2 cm (23 × 17 in.); Gift of Nathan Chaikin; 1962-9-148

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rebeca Méndez Selects.

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