Cartoon for a Woven Carpet

Unknownca. 1848

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Part of a large repeat showing a spray of roses and other flowers on a red ground, framed by foliate cartouches, with blue and green grounds outside enframement. Continuation of repeat on 1954-23-11 and -12. Detached section shows verso has printed design: H. blue-green background with white floral design printed on top. Graphite line drawn at the top and right edge.

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  • Title: Cartoon for a Woven Carpet
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1848
  • Provenance: Given by John Judkyn.
  • Markings: The number 1281 on verso (on cardboard backing).
  • Exhibitions: New York, NY - CHNDM, "Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008," March 7 - July 6, 2008.
  • Dimensions: 100.3 x 70.5 cm (39 1/2 x 27 3/4 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of John Judkyn
  • Medium: Brush and gouache on heavy paper, lined


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