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Drawing, Design for Wallpaper: Birds on Stands, ca. 1730

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1730 and we acquired it in 1909. Its medium is pen and brown ink on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

34 x 55.7 cm (13 3/8 x 21 15/16 in.)

It has the following markings

LM HOMO and stem with bunch of upright grapes (RB '45); stamp in green ink, upper center: C.D.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Wallpaper: Birds on Stands, ca. 1730; France; pen and brown ink on laid paper; 34 x 55.7 cm (13 3/8 x 21 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1909-13-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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