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ca. 1712 with several alterations into the 20th century
Silk brocade, needlepoint lace; silk chiffon
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Overall: 13 1/2 x 23 3/4 in. ( 34.3 x 60.3 cm )
frame: 15 x 25 x 1 1/4 in. (38.1 x 63.5 x 3.2 cm)
This study was evidently entered by McEntee in a competition sponsored early in 1858 by the board of commissioners of Central park for a landscape plan to be used in the development of the proposed new park.
Gift of Mrs. Lyda M. Nelson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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