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Ornament (France), 1850–60

This is a Ornament. It is dated 1850–60 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is block printed and hand painted on a combed background. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Hand painted wallpaper ornaments.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt and catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Its dimensions are

80 x 50.5 cm (31 1/2 x 19 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Ornament (France), 1850–60; block printed and hand painted on a combed background; 80 x 50.5 cm (31 1/2 x 19 7/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-64

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