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Drawing, Design for an Embroidered Border Motif, Unfinished

This is a drawing. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is sharp stylus on oiled paper mounted on black 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

16.7 × 16.2 cm (6 9/16 × 6 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Color indications, in French, along top border.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Embroidered Border Motif, Unfinished; France; sharp stylus on oiled paper mounted on black paper; 16.7 × 16.2 cm (6 9/16 × 6 3/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-253

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