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Drawing, Design for an Embroidered Vertical Border

This is a drawing. It is dated 1800–15 and we acquired it in 1925. Its medium is brush and gouache on oiled translucent paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

22.9 × 11.9 cm (9 in. × 4 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, center right: P. 163

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Embroidered Vertical Border; France; brush and gouache on oiled translucent paper; 22.9 × 11.9 cm (9 in. × 4 11/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1925-1-156

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