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Drawing, Design for Embroidered Waistcoat, pattern 1777 of the Fabrique de St. Ruf, ca. 1785

This is a Drawing. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is brush and white gouache on glazed tracing 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

19 x 34.7 cm (7 1/2 x 13 11/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in ink, upper right: P 1777 S. R.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Embroidered Waistcoat, pattern 1777 of the Fabrique de St. Ruf, ca. 1785; France; brush and white gouache on glazed tracing paper; 19 x 34.7 cm (7 1/2 x 13 11/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1920-36-305

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