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Drawing, Design for a Papal Ordre del Moreto (Order of Moreto)

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1820 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink 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

22.6 × 18.8 cm (8 7/8 × 7 3/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Right upper part of watermark: crown above escutcheon

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, right: la Corona d'oro / Verde / Il Coppio e la fas- / cia d'oro Lastro in / tagliato / La Croce, e fun- / do del moro Smalto / bianco, il moro / Smalto Nero

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Papal Ordre del Moreto (Order of Moreto); Previously owned by Giovanni Piancastelli (Italian, 1845–1926); Italy; pen and ink on paper; 22.6 × 18.8 cm (8 7/8 × 7 3/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund; 1938-88-908

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