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Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of a Man's Waistcoat of the "Fabrique de St. Ruf", Unfinished

This is a drawing. It was designed by Fabrique de Saint Ruf. It is dated 1785–1795 and we acquired it in 1921. Its medium is graphite, pen and ink, 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

15.1 × 26.1 cm (5 15/16 × 10 1/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: [stylized Latin cross and circle] in escutcheon with a helmet and menteling, over CA[diamond; ichthys] C. (see cat. card for sketch)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of a Man's Waistcoat of the "Fabrique de St. Ruf", Unfinished; Designed by Fabrique de Saint Ruf ; France; graphite, pen and ink, brush and gouache on paper; 15.1 × 26.1 cm (5 15/16 × 10 1/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-242

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