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Drawing, Design for Embroidery, Gentleman's Waistcoat Pocket

This is a Drawing. It was probably Jean-François Bony. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is brush and gouache, pen and black ink on cream paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Its dimensions are

21.6 × 28 cm (8 1/2 × 11 in.)

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Embroidery, Gentleman's Waistcoat Pocket; Probably Jean-François Bony (French, 1754–1825); brush and gouache, pen and black ink on cream paper; 21.6 × 28 cm (8 1/2 × 11 in.); 1962-59-2

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Embroidered and Embellished.

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