Design for a textile

French
early 19th century
For Ziegler, Greuter & Cie (19th century)


Dimensions

Height x width: 2 3/16 x 5 1/2 in. (5.5 x 14 cm)

Accession Number

2013.451

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Calinobuss (?)

Designs wrapped in paper inscribed: "Bordures genres Guirlandes tapis anciennes taifies par Monsieur L.G. en 1824. Sorties des cartes d'echantillons" and "Bordures & interieurs fichus fantaisies Tapis sorties des Cartes d'Echat. en 1824"

Provenance

2012, Antiquariat H. Carlsen, Kiel, Germany; 2012, sold by Carlsen to Charles B. Wood, Bookseller, Cambridge, MA; 2013, sold by Charles Wood to the MFA. (Accession date: January 30, 2013)

Credit Line

Frederick Brown Fund