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Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of the Lower Part of an Overskirt of the "Fabrique de St. Ruf," Unfinished

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Fabrique de Saint Ruf. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1920. 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 Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

57.7 × 48.8 cm (22 11/16 × 19 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermarks: FINDE / [???] / AUVERGNE; 10 L in a circular chain suspended from a cross

It is inscribed

In graphite, on verso: short account

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of the Lower Part of an Overskirt of the "Fabrique de St. Ruf," Unfinished; Designed by Fabrique de Saint Ruf ; France; graphite, pen and ink, brush and gouache on paper; 57.7 × 48.8 cm (22 11/16 × 19 3/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1920-36-186

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