Design for the Embroidery of the Lower Front Part of an Overskirt of the "Fabrique de St. Ruf"

Graphite, brush and gouache on paper | c. 1785

Fabrique de Saint Ruf

Ovoids with plants and frills at the hem. Fantastic and natural flowers decorate the inner panels which are formed by frills.

Credit: Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
Object: 1920-36-184

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 20...
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