Design for a Damask

Design for a Damask

Design for a Damask
Joseph Neil Paton (1797-1874)
Britain
About 1850-60
Black chalk on wove paper, counterproofed
Width 27 cm x height 29 cm
Museum no. 363.1

The original drawing occupies the top left-hand corner of the sheet: the rest is made up of two counterproofs. The upper left quarter of the design being transferred to the righthand side and then the upper half to the lower half of the sheet by the counterproofing method.