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Drawing, Design no. 1878 for the Embroidery of a Man's Waistcoat of the "Fabrique de St. Ruf"

This is a drawing. It was designed by Fabrique de Saint Ruf. It is dated ca. 1785 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

15.7 × 29.9 cm (6 3/16 × 11 3/4 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: part of a Strasburg bend over C

It is inscribed

Written top left: "Po 1878"

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design no. 1878 for the Embroidery of a Man's Waistcoat of the "Fabrique de St. Ruf"; Designed by Fabrique de Saint Ruf ; France; graphite, brush and gouache on paper; 15.7 × 29.9 cm (6 3/16 × 11 3/4 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1921-22-243

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