Design for the Embroidery of a Waistcoat

Graphite, brush and gouache on paper | 1780-1800

Unknown Maker

A border stripe is shown at left with a ribbon loosely surrounding a rising thin pole. Two kinds of flower boughs fastened together by bow knots rise in intertwined waves. Three boughs are shown. On verso: a circle in graphite.

Credit: Gift of Elean...
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