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Drawing, Project number 1599 of the Fabrique de St. Ruf, for Gentleman's Embroidered Waistcoat

This is a drawing. It was designed by Mademoiselle Bailieu. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is pen and brown ink, brush and gouache on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt, Sarah Cooper Hewitt, Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

22.8 x 37.5 cm (9 x 14 3/4 in. )

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and brown ink, upper right: P. 1599; lower left: fragments of writing and blanc.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Project number 1599 of the Fabrique de St. Ruf, for Gentleman's Embroidered Waistcoat; Designed by Mademoiselle Bailieu (French, active ca. 1785); France; pen and brown ink, brush and gouache on off-white laid paper; 22.8 x 37.5 cm (9 x 14 3/4 in. ); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-241

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