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Drawing, Design for Berlin Wool Work, Spitz

This is a Drawing. It was designed by P. Trübe. It is dated ca. 1850 and we acquired it in 1960. Its medium is brush and gouache over etching on blue-gray wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Louis T. Merriam. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Louis T. Merriam.

Its dimensions are

21 x 28.3 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.) Platemark: 13.2 x 16.2 cm (5 3/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed in plate, left center margin: 80; upper center: 108; upper right: 4036.; lower center: P. Trübe in Berlin.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Berlin Wool Work, Spitz; Designed by P. Trübe (Germany); Germany; brush and gouache over etching on blue-gray wove paper; 21 x 28.3 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.) Platemark: 13.2 x 16.2 cm (5 3/16 x 6 3/8 in.); Gift of Mrs. Louis T. Merriam; 1960-59-1

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

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