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Drawing, Design for an Earring

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Giovanni Sebastiano Meyandi. It is dated ca. 1755 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and green, brown watercolor on 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

10.7 × 5 cm (4 3/16 × 1 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for an Earring; Designed by Giovanni Sebastiano Meyandi (Italian, active 1762 - 1794); Italy; pen and ink, brush and green, brown watercolor on paper; 10.7 × 5 cm (4 3/16 × 1 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-873

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