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Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and red gouache, gold paint, graphite on off-white wove paper, laid down
Type:
jewelry
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Italy
Date:
Possibly 19th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Earring, pendant necklace, and bracelet arranged vertically on page. Necklace composed of ruby-colored spheres which are either encircled by smaller spheres in white or linked to a suspended pear-shaped ruby surrounded by small pearls. For bracelet, a string of round rubies encircled by small white pearls. Clasp at right. Earring: A pear-shape red ruby hangs from red sphere at top of page.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase in memory of Mary Hearn Greims
Accession Number:
1940-86-591
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1940-86-591