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Title(s):

Cut-paper doily.

Published/Created:
Great Britain, approximately 1820.
Physical Description:
1 cut-paper work ; 23 x 23 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Notes:
Intricate cut-paper work in the form of a doily, featuring botanical designs, fashioned from a square sheet of plain white paper. To make the cuts, the sheet was folded in eighths, on a radial plan, so that the finished (unfolded) work bears a radial symmetry. The repeated flower designs may depict a stylized poppy. The work is unsigned but was probably produced in Great Britain, circa 1820.
Subject Terms:
Paper work -- Specimens.
Poppies.
Form/Genre:
Cut-paper works.
Doilies.
Botanical illustrations.
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