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Sketch for garland for lattice near Music Room

 
Accession number GD B-3-67B
Creator
Garden Area
Music Room Terrace
Date
1933 - 1934
Measurements
45.6 x 92.0 cm (18.0 x 36.2 inches)
Scale
1 1/2 inch = 1 foot
Materials/Techniques
graphite and pink colored pencil shading on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
architectural drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned and undated. Probably created by Beatrix Farrand between 1933-1934 based on related signed and dated drawings for the lattice near the Music Room.

Written in pencil: "Small posts have been raised [with arrow pointing to location].

Written on drawing: [Letter] A [with square around letter].

Subjects

lattices
festoon (motif)
posts (structural elements)
caps (pedestal components)
plants in art
leaves in art
fruit in art
finials
lyres
wood (plant material)
architectural drawings (visual works)
design drawings
scrolls (motif)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)