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1940

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1959

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Drawing, Design for Brocaded Woven Hanging with Menorah

This is a Drawing. It is dated possibly 1950s and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is brush and watercolor, graphite on white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33.8 × 24.8 cm (13 5/16 × 9 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in pen and black ink, on mount, beneath left corner of image: TRUDE GUERMONPREZ /POND FARM / GUERMEVILLE, CA

It is inscribed

Inscribed in brush and purple watercolor, lower third of drawing, center right: Yisrael [twice, in Hebrew characters]; in pen and black ink, on mount, beneath right corner of drawing: MATERIAL/SILVERTHREAD (sic) + WHITE / MERO / COTTON / TECHNIQUE: / BROCADE WITH INLAY; on mount, above upper left corner of drawing: IV [encircled]

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Brocaded Woven Hanging with Menorah; USA; brush and watercolor, graphite on white paper; H x W: 33.8 × 24.8 cm (13 5/16 × 9 3/4 in.); Gift of Mr. Eric and Mrs. Sylvia Elsesser, The Trude Guermonprez Archives; 1993-121-50

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