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Textile, Le Ballon de Gonesse, 1784

This is a textile. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet and produced by Oberkampf & Cie.. It is dated 1784 and we acquired it in 1961. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved copper plate on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Balloon Mania.

This object was purchased from Amy Pleadwell and catalogued by Alice Baldwin Beer. It is credited Museum Purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

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Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 134.6 x 91.4 cm (53 x 36 in.) Repeat H: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Le Ballon de Gonesse, 1784; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet (French, 1745 - 1811); France; cotton; Warp x Weft: 134.6 x 91.4 cm (53 x 36 in.) Repeat H: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.); Museum Purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1961-116-5-a

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