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Drawing, Design for a Patch-Box

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Pierre-Edmé Babel. We acquired it in 1911. Its medium is black chalk, pen and black ink, brush and black wash on laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council.

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Drawing, Design for a Patch-Box; Designed by Pierre Edme Babel (French, ca. 1720-1775); France; black chalk, pen and black ink, brush and black wash on laid paper; 1911-28-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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