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What is this?

Quilt showing architectural remains and scenes of people dancing and a man wooing a girl. Border of checked red and white ginghams scalloped on three sides and backed with white linen. Printed in red on white.

This is a textile from France. It is dated ca. 1795 and we acquired it in 1943. Gift of W. and J. Sloane. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: cotton, linen technique: printed by engraved copper plate on plain weave

Its dimensions are

Repeat H: 102.9 cm (40 1/2 in.) H x W: 121 x 222.5 cm (47 5/8 in. x 7 ft. 3 5/8 in.)

This object was produced by Petitpierre et Cie

This object was donated by W. and J. Sloane

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