Town mouse, finial for lead roof, Terrior swing

 
Accession number GD O-3-29A
Creator
Garden Area
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Date
1935
Measurements
42.2 x 29.3 cm (16.6 x 11.5 inches)
Materials/Techniques
graphite on tracing paper
Work types
design drawings
drawings

Description

Drawing unsigned, probably created by Beatrix Farrand based on other signed and dated drawings for the terrior swing.

Written below title in pencil: "for size" and circled.

Finial design based on characters from Aesop's Fable, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

finials
mice in art
roofs
swings
animals in art
garden seats
garden furniture
designs (concepts)
design drawings
canopies (structural elements)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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