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Drawing, Design for a printed framing, pattern no. 4 of the Fabrique de St. Ruf

This is a Drawing. It was manufactured by Fabrique de Saint Ruf. It is dated 1795–1810 and we acquired it in 1920. Its medium is graphite, brush and gouache, black 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

23.8 x 44.2 cm (9 3/8 x 17 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: no. 4 / S. R.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a printed framing, pattern no. 4 of the Fabrique de St. Ruf; Manufactured by Fabrique de Saint Ruf ; France; graphite, brush and gouache, black on paper; 23.8 x 44.2 cm (9 3/8 x 17 3/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1920-36-117

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