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What is this?

Diaper or trellis pattern, enclosing floral bouquets. The trellis pattern is composed of strapwork and scrolling foliage in the Rococo style.

This is a leather from Netherlands. It is dated ca. 1750 and we acquired it in 1989. Museum purchase through gift in memory of Josephine C. Howell and through bequest of Edith M. Henderson and from Sarah Cooper-Hewitt Fund. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

leather, embossed, painted, gilded

Its dimensions are

H x W: 76 x 63 cm (29 15/16 x 24 13/16in.)

This object was purchased from Cora Ginsburg and fund: Edith M. Henderson Bequest Fund and Josephine Howell and catalogued by Gregory Herringshaw

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