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Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of a Man's Waistcoat, 1782

This is a Drawing. It is dated 1782 and we acquired it in 1906. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and tempera 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

20.1 × 29.9 cm (7 15/16 × 11 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscriptions, upper left and upper right and reverse, including date "1782".

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of a Man's Waistcoat, 1782; France; pen and ink, brush and tempera on paper; 20.1 × 29.9 cm (7 15/16 × 11 3/4 in.); Gift of Jacob H. Schiff; 1906-21-244

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