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Drawing, Design for the Embroidered Decoration of a Main'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 1920. Its medium is 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

21.5 × 38.4 cm (8 7/16 × 15 1/8 in.)

It has the following markings

Watermark: Strasberg bead and lily

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Embroidered Decoration of a Main's Waistcoat of the "Fabrique de St. Ruf"; Designed by Fabrique de Saint Ruf ; France; brush and gouache on paper; 21.5 × 38.4 cm (8 7/16 × 15 1/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1920-36-42

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