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Drawing, Design for a Tile

This is a Drawing. It was after William Morris and firm: Morris & Co.. It is dated 1917–40 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is graphite on oiled translucent paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Robert W. Friedel. It is credited Gift of Robert W. Friedel.

Its dimensions are

24.5 × 25.5 cm (9 5/8 × 10 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, upper left: 17 / George Street / MORRIS / Hanover Square / London. W.1 [inside an oval]; verso, lower right, Lugt #L.457e: COOPER UNION / MUSEUM / NEW YORK [inside a rectangular-shaped seal/plaque]

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite, lower left, underneath design: 6" × 6" 3/3 each. ; lower right, underneath design: Rights & lefts. / State number of each hand.; lower left corner: 3/–

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Tile; After William Morris (British, 1834–1896); Firm: Morris & Co. (United Kingdom); Netherlands; graphite on oiled translucent paper; 24.5 × 25.5 cm (9 5/8 × 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Robert W. Friedel; 1941-74-12

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