Horizontal composition illustrating flowers executed in colored pastel at left, and a small Chinese landscape with bridges and pavilion has been sketched out in white pastel in the center. To the right are lightly sketched elements in black pastel. Squared in brown ink.


  • Title: Design for Silk Brocade
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: ca. 1750
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
  • Medium: Pastel, pen and brown ink squaring on bluish grey laid paper
  • Paper Support: Bluish grey laid paper
  • Markings: MOYEN / M [Heart] IOHANNOT / DANNONAY / 1742
  • Inscribed: Verso, in blue crayon: 154
  • Dimensions: 44.1 x 55.5 cm (17 3/8 x 21 7/8 in.), irregular

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