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Floral Wreath with Birds

19th century
Unidentified artist, American, 19th century


Dimensions

Sheet: 66.5 x 55.9 cm (26 3/16 x 22 in.)

Accession Number

1993.906

Medium or Technique

Calligraphic drawing in pen and black ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Folk art- calligraphy. Floral wreath surrounded by birds and scrolls.

Inscription

Inscribed in pen and ink: "Penmanship, Plain and Ornamental Lettering"

Provenance

From dealer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (1992) Dec. 15, 1993 to Anne Blake Smith, Boston; gift to MFA December 15, 1993

Credit Line

Gift of Anne Blake Smith in honor of Sue Welsh Reed for the M. and M. Karolik Collection