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Drawing, Design for Embroidery, Gentleman's Waistcoat Pocket, ca. 1785

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1906. Its medium is brush and watercolor, gouache, and graphite on cream laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of Jacob H. Schiff.

Its dimensions are

26.5 × 41.3 cm (10 7/16 × 16 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right, #457c: MUSEUM / FOR THE / ARTS OF / DECORATION / COOPER UNION

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Embroidery, Gentleman's Waistcoat Pocket, ca. 1785; France; brush and watercolor, gouache, and graphite on cream laid paper; 26.5 × 41.3 cm (10 7/16 × 16 1/4 in.); Gift of Jacob H. Schiff; 1906-21-179

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