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Drawing, Design for Embroidered Waistcoat, pattern 1819 of the Fabrique de St. Ruf, "Gilet" design, ca. 1785

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Mademoiselle Montalent. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, brush and gouache on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

33.4 x 27.1 cm (13 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ink: 1819.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Embroidered Waistcoat, pattern 1819 of the Fabrique de St. Ruf, "Gilet" design, ca. 1785; Designed by Mademoiselle Montalent ; France; graphite, pen and ink, brush and gouache on white laid paper; 33.4 x 27.1 cm (13 1/8 x 10 11/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1920-36-76

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