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Drawing, Preparatory Design for Silk: Diagramming the Repeat, 18th century

This is a Drawing. It was print maker: Claude Serancourt. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1930. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, over etching on thick white 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

43.8 × 55.7 cm (17 1/4 × 21 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in plate at lower margin: 8en 12. Alyon chez Serancourt Graveur rue de flandre pres La Douanne. Inscribed in pen and black ink at verso: Presented by Misses Hewitt, May- 1930. No 5 of 11.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Preparatory Design for Silk: Diagramming the Repeat, 18th century; Print Maker: Claude Serancourt (1677 – 1756); France; brush and watercolor, gouache, over etching on thick white laid paper; 43.8 × 55.7 cm (17 1/4 × 21 15/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1930-26-64

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

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