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Designs of Bolts

Upper bolt clasp is formed by rinceaux in ogival frames; lower bolt, by two rosettes, with laurel sprigs within rectangular frames with arched sides.

Credit: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council

c. 1780
Pen and ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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