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Drawing, Design for an Embroidered or Woven Medallion

This is a drawing. It is dated 1775–1790 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is brush and gouache on glazed tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

16.8 × 12.5 cm (6 5/8 × 4 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: bunch of grapes

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Embroidered or Woven Medallion; France; brush and gouache on glazed tracing paper; 16.8 × 12.5 cm (6 5/8 × 4 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-239

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