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Drawing, Design for Wallpaper Frieze

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1780–1800 and we acquired it in 1924. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and gouache, oxydized white, black on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

23.1 x 31.6 cm (9 1/8 x 12 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamped in black ink, lower left: Museum for the Arts of Decoration/ Cooper Union (Lugt 457d)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Wallpaper Frieze; FRANCE & U.S.A.; pen and ink, brush and gouache, oxydized white, black on paper; 23.1 x 31.6 cm (9 1/8 x 12 7/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1924-15-23

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