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1915

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1925

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Drawing, Design for Textile, ca. 1920

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1920 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is black chalk on cream tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Orinoka Mills.

Its dimensions are

45 x 36.7 cm (17 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Verso, stamped in ink, lower left: MAX FORRER/DESSINS/12/PARIS.; stamped in ink, lower right: The Orinoka Mills/183 Madison Avenue/New York

It is signed

Signed in graphite, lower right: Max Forrer

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Textile, ca. 1920; France; black chalk on cream tracing paper; 45 x 36.7 cm (17 11/16 x 14 7/16 in.); Gift of Orinoka Mills; 1971-57-8

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