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Design for a Reliquary

An angel, standing on a base, carries in his raised hands a capital, upon which an escutcheon stands. It is crowned by a cross and surrounded by flower sprays as shown in the left side.

Credit: Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund...

Brush and blue wash, pen and brown ink, black chalk on paper
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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