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Drawing, Design for a [Needle Threader or Punch ?] and a Pair of Scissors with Handles Formed by Half-figures of Sea Monsters

This is a drawing. We acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and gray wash on heavy off-white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.

Its dimensions are

Sheet: 12 x 15.3 cm (4 3/4 x 6 in.)

It is inscribed

Recto: Inscribed in pen and ink at upper left: n. r.; and again at upper right: 33R Verso: Inscribed in graphite across page: D - 12 - / Middle Row/ left. /Leave paper ; and again in red crayon ?: TM [?]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a [Needle Threader or Punch ?] and a Pair of Scissors with Handles Formed by Half-figures of Sea Monsters; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); pen and ink, brush and gray wash on heavy off-white paper; Sheet: 12 x 15.3 cm (4 3/4 x 6 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-5367

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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