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Drawing, Design for a Brooch, early 19th century

This is a Drawing. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and sepia wash on light brown 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

8.8 × 12.6 cm (3 7/16 × 4 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Brooch, early 19th century; Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink, brush and sepia wash on light brown paper; 8.8 × 12.6 cm (3 7/16 × 4 15/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-878

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