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Frieze (France), 1825–35

This is a Frieze. It was designed by Xavier Mader. It is dated 1825–35 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is block-printed and flocked on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Trompe l'oeil Wallpaper Frieze.

This object was donated by Hugh B. Jackson and Mrs. Hugh B. Jackson and catalogued by Catherine Lynn Frangiamore. It is credited Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh B. Jackson.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 183 x 54 cm (72 1/16 x 21 1/4in.) Repeat: 54.8 x 54 cm (21 9/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

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Frieze (France), 1825–35; Designed by Xavier Mader ; block-printed and flocked on paper; H x W: 183 x 54 cm (72 1/16 x 21 1/4in.) Repeat: 54.8 x 54 cm (21 9/16 x 21 1/4 in.); Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh B. Jackson; 1973-10-1

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