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Drawing, Design no. 15 for the Embroidery of a Man's Waistcoat, Unfinished

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1780–1790 and we acquired it in 1906. Its medium is graphite, brush and gouache, white on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Jacob H. Schiff. It is credited Gift of Jacob H. Schiff.

Its dimensions are

12.5 × 23.5 cm (4 15/16 × 9 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Capital T with trefoils atop either side of horizontal element, inverted curve at upper center, and R and F below either side of vertical element; below: A?B?IERS (see catalogue card for sketch)

It is inscribed

Written on top, with ink: "26", "Patron 115", "348". Left bottom corner: "6", in ink; "21" in graphite.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design no. 15 for the Embroidery of a Man's Waistcoat, Unfinished; France; graphite, brush and gouache, white on paper; 12.5 × 23.5 cm (4 15/16 × 9 1/4 in.); Gift of Jacob H. Schiff; 1906-21-218

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