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Drawing, Design for the Embroidered Border of a Waistcoat

This is a drawing. It is dated 1790–1810 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is graphite, brush and terra cotta, blue, lilac, and brown 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

29 × 12.9 cm (11 7/16 × 5 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Embroidered Border of a Waistcoat; France; graphite, brush and terra cotta, blue, lilac, and brown gouache on paper; 29 × 12.9 cm (11 7/16 × 5 1/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-226

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