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"Pendant in the Form of a Bowknot," Plate 3 from "Goldsmith Ornament Designs"

"Pendant in the Form of a Bowknot," Plate 3 from "Goldsmith Ornament Designs"
Artist
Heinrich Raab, German, active Nuremberg 1640 – 1650
Publisher
Paul Furst, German, ca. 1605 – 1666
Date
ca. 1648
Type
ornament
Object Name
Print
Type
Print
Medium
Engraving on off-white laid paper
Credit Line
Museum purchase from Friends of Drawings and Prints Fund
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Accession Number
1999-51-3
Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Jewelry design: a white on black design for a pendant in the form of a knotted four looped bow with two trailing ribbons below. The design is symmetrically rendered including the pattern of intricate depictions of roses, tulips and leaves. A small pear dangles below knot at center.
Data Source
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Usage