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Tailpiece (wrapper)
  • Pierre Roche
    born: Paris, France ; died: Paris, France
  • Tailpiece (wrapper), 1914–1915
  • Les Medailles
  • Where object was made: France
  • gypsograph
  • Paper Type: mulberry paper
  • Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 185 x 125 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 4 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 280 x 190 mm folded
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 x 7 1/2 in folded
  • Museum purchase: R. Charles and Mary Margaret Clevenger Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2010.0168.01.verso

This is an image that depicts a print within the borders describing a decorative line work that references both art nouveau and barbed wire. At the bottom of this design we see a pair of wire cutters/pliers placed with the intricate line work.