Drawing [Two Unicorns]

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Drawing [Two Unicorns]

Item Info

Item No: frk00709
Title: Drawing [Two Unicorns]
Scripts/Text: Fraktur
Weiser Number: 554
Physical Description: Leaf
Material: Laid paper; watercolor; ink
Transcription:

[in heart]
J R \ 1799 \ 

[next to stars]
C J \
 


Category: Drawing
Media Type: Drawings
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes:

Hand-drawn; hand-colored; hand-lettered. In the center of the document are two inward-facing rampant unicorns. The one on the left has black spots and a black head while the right one is colored in solid black. They are flanking several stems of flowers. Both wear collars with diamond shapes and chains that are fastened to the flower stems. The areas above and next to them are decorated with a variety of stemmed flowers, including tulips. Two initials and the date within a heart are in the lower center of the item. It is flanked by two additional initials as well as two stars. The entire drawing is enclosed by a decorative border.


Creation Place State/Province: State/Province:[Pennsylvania]
Creation Place Note:Based on design characteristics

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1799
Image Dimensions Width: 31.5 cm
ShelfMark: FLP 709
Creator Name: Anonymous - Decorator
Anonymous - Scrivener

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