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 blue and green enframement. Continuation of repeat on 1954-23-11 and -13.Graphite line across top edge; underpainting in green.

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  • Title: Cartoon for a Woven Carpet
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1848
  • Provenance: Given by John Judkyn.
  • Exhibitions: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, March 9 -May 24, 1981, "John Henry Belter."New York, NY - CHNDM, "Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008," March 7 - July 6, 2008.
  • Dimensions: 99.1 x 70.2 cm (39 x 27 5/8 in.)
  • Bibliography: Gail S. Davidson, "Emulation and Subversion: Nineteenth-Century Rococo Revivals in the Graphic Arts," in Sarah Coffin et. al, Rococo, The Continuing Curve 1730-2008 (New York: Smithsonian, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, 2008), p. 172, fig. 6.
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of John Judkyn
  • Medium: Brush and gouache on heavy wove paper, lined


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