1953.0150.002 A Fraktur, B Frame, view 1
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Fraktur (Cutwork birth and baptismal certificate)

  • Title:

    Geburts und Taufschein William D. Hoffmann...

  • Category:

    Works on Paper

  • Place of Origin:

    Colebrookdale Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1802-1830

  • Materials:

    Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

  • Techniques:

    Cutwork, Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

  • Museum Object Number:

    1953.0150.002 A


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Object Number

1953.0150.002 A

Object Name

Fraktur (Cutwork birth and baptismal certificate)

Title

Geburts und Taufschein William D. Hoffmann...

Category

Works on Paper

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

Colebrookdale Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Primary creation place is birthplace listed on certificate.

Date

1802-1830

Materials

Ink; Watercolor; Paper (wove)

Techniques

Cutwork, Drawn, Hand colored, Hand lettered

Construction Description

Paper folded into quarters and cut with scissors (slight edge curl caused by pressure of the shearing action visible in the vines in the bottom left quarter).

Dimensions (inches)

6.9 (H) , 10.7 (W) , 6.9 (Image H) , 10.7 (Image W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

17.5 (H) , 27.1 (W) , 6.9 (Image H) , 10.7 (Image W)

Measurement Notes

H at left. W at bottom.

Watermark

"C & S" in center of rectangle with script

Coloring

Hand colored with watercolors

Edition Notes

Possibly watermark of Clark and Sharpless (see Gravell, figs. 178-79).

Object Description

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