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What is this?

Vertical rectangle. Rectangular framework of twisted ribbons, running diagonally, in black and white dots, with tassels hanging from points of intersection. Vertical serpentines of slender vine with flowers and foliage in black and white. Slip printed in two colors with one woodblock to give a shadow effect.

This is a sidewall from France. It is dated ca. 1770 and we acquired it in 1928. Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Its medium is

block-printed on handmade paper

Its dimensions are

94.5 x 54 cm (37 3/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

This object was catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway and donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt

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