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Ivory leaf

Unpainted ivory leaf mounted on cardboard with pencil markings on bottom front. Located in the top drawer on the right side of the paint box formerly belonging to Caroline Schetky Richardson.

Credit Line

Gift of William and Nancy Osgood

about 1820–30


Other (ivory): 13.8 x 10.6 cm (5 7/16 x 4 3/16 in.) Overall (mounted on cardboard): 17.8 x 14 cm (7 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

ivory, pencil




Tools & equipment, Painting