Announcement, "To Architects, Designers, Decorators and Artisans!"
Declaring “To Architects, Designers, Decorators and Artisans! A Free Museum for the Study of the Arts of Decoration,” this announcement, handwritten by either Sarah or Eleanor and posted at Cooper Union, proclaims the mission of the early museum. It was open Tuesday through Saturday, and in later years stayed open in the evenings to accommodate visitors who worked during the day.
It is credited
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.
Its dimensions are
H x W (Estimate): 21.6 × 27.9 cm (8 1/2 in. × 11 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Sarah & Eleanor Hewitt: Designing a Modern Museum.