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Drawing, Design for Embroidery for a Man's Waistcoat, for 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 gouache, graphite on 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

21.3 x 30.5 cm (8 3/8 x 12 in. )

It has the following markings

Watermark: C A

It is inscribed

Written top center: P 816; bottom: verdoge/Le Blanc des plumes en argent/Le jaune en filé d'or/Le verd anglois d'or vorte (?), les plumes sans (crossed out) être rebordé

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Embroidery for a Man's Waistcoat, for the Fabrique de St. Ruf, ca. 1785; France; brush and gouache, graphite on paper; 21.3 x 30.5 cm (8 3/8 x 12 in. ); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1920-36-312

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