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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 off white paper, framed by foliate cartouches with blue and green grounds outside enframement. Continuation of repeat with 1954-23-12 and -13. Squared off (in pencil) in large blocks from transfer.Graphite line along left and bottom edge; detached section shows that part of the verso has a printed design. Lt. blue-green background with white floral design printed on top.

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  • Title: Cartoon for a Woven Carpet
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1848
  • Provenance: Given by John Judkyn
  • Exhibitions: New York, NY - CHNDM, "Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008," March 7 - July 6, 2008.
  • Dimensions: 102.9 x 75.9 cm (40 1/2 x 29 7/8 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of John Judkyn
  • Medium: Brush and gouache on heavy paper, lined

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