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Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of a Waistcoat

This is a drawing. It is dated 1780–1800 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is graphite, brush and gouache 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

40.5 × 20.9 cm (15 15/16 × 8 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermarks: D and C BLAUW and Pro Patria

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of a Waistcoat; France; graphite, brush and gouache on paper; 40.5 × 20.9 cm (15 15/16 × 8 1/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-225

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