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Drawing, Design for an Earring

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Salvatori. It is dated ca. 1880 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is graphite on cardboard. 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

10.1 × 7 cm (4 × 2 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, upper right: N 6 [partially cropped]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Earring; Designed by Salvatori (Italian, active 19th century); Italy; graphite on cardboard; 10.1 × 7 cm (4 × 2 3/4 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-6337

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