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Drawing, Design for a Woven Fabric

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Fabrique de Saint Ruf and dedicatee: Napoleon Bonaparte. It is dated ca. 1805–15 and we acquired it in 1914. Its medium is gouache support: varnished laid paper laid down on beige wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

49.1 x 31.2 cm (19 5/16 x 12 5/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.)

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Drawing, Design for a Woven Fabric; Manufactured by Fabrique de Saint Ruf ; France; gouache support: varnished laid paper laid down on beige wove paper; 49.1 x 31.2 cm (19 5/16 x 12 5/16 in.) Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1914-21-106

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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