Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Fabriano
  • untitled, 2001
  • Watermarks in Handmade Paper: Modern and Historic
  • Where object was made: United States
  • handmade paper, wire watermark
  • Paper Type: handmade cotton
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 314 x 440 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 17 5/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0077.14
Description

six historic watermarks:

In the upper left, a deer; in the upper right, a tower with three spears and a book; in the lower left, a tower with a shield and scythe; in the lower right, a fortress; in the center, a blacksmith; in the lower center, a coat of arms with the initials M, C, and F.