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Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of a Skirt

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Fabrique de Saint Ruf. It is dated 1780-1790 and we acquired it in 1923. Its medium is brush and gouache on glazed tracing 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.

Its dimensions are

31.2 × 50.8 cm (12 5/16 in. × 20 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for the Embroidery of a Skirt; Designed by Fabrique de Saint Ruf ; France; brush and gouache on glazed tracing paper; 31.2 × 50.8 cm (12 5/16 in. × 20 in.); 1923-61-23

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