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Design for Top Frame of a Harp

The front view is shown inside the side view. A palm wrapped with a garland supports a volute which is decorated with registers of leaves.

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council

1790
Pen and black ink, brush and wash on gray-tan laid paper
1911-28-192
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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