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Design for a Panel with Two Mirrors

The edge of the design of right half (2) is pasted over that of a left half (1). Either design includes an upper oval and a lower oblong mirror. (1) suggests horizontal lower mirror, (2) vertical lower mirror. Either design suggests a female mask in the top center of the upper mirror, (A) a second one in the bottom center of the upper mirror and a vase over the center of the bottom mirror.

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council...

before 1742
Pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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