Top rail for seat in Bosquet

 
Accession number GD B-3-49
Alternative title F.S.D. top rail for seat in Bosquet for Robert Woods Bliss, esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Copse
Date
1933
Measurements
45.0 x 186.3 cm (17.7 x 73.3 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite and pink colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Written at top of drawing: "Background to be carved deedly but not pierced."

Pink colored pencil shading on verso showing through to recto.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

benches (furniture)
rails (object components)
sections (orthographic projections)
details (components)
carving (processes)
scrollwork
scrolls (motif)
wood (plant material)
backs (furniture components)
oak leaf (motif)
architectural drawings (visual works)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number GD B-3-49
Alternative title F.S.D. top rail for seat in Bosquet for Robert Woods Bliss, esq. at Washington, D.C.
Creator
Garden Area
Copse
Date
1933
Measurements
45.0 x 186.3 cm (17.7 x 73.3 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite and pink colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
architectural drawings
drawings