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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Design for a Sedan Chair", ca. 1775

type: Drawing

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Shown from the right rear corner with two bars. On top is a crown of an earl. From the upper corners hang tassels, at those in the height of the upper edge of the lower panels are ram heads. All the panels are decorated above with festoons. In the upper one of the back, below, are two conjoined coats of arms framed by garlands; right a bend sinister; left a Maltese cross. The window is divided into four panes by curved branches. Decoration of the bar and erasure similar to 1900-1-15. Written in the upper left corner with pencil: "Lady AEB".




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