Design for a textile

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 3/4 x 6 13/16 in. (17.1 x 17.3 cm)

Accession Number

2013.495

Medium or Technique

Gouache on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Merinos & Lapis (in ink) and further illegible inscriptions in graphite

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