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What is this?

Wallpaper designed for the French Revolution, illustrated with oakleaf wreath enclosing crossed fasces, sword & Phrygian cap. Tricolor ribbons wrapped around fluted column bear legend: "Soyons Unis/Nous Serons/Invincibles."

This is a sidewall and attached border from France. It is dated ca. 1792 and we acquired it in 1986. Gift of John Jay Ide Collection. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

block-printed on handmade paper

Its dimensions are

H x W: 45.5 x 77.5 cm (17 15/16 x 30 1/2 in. )

This object was catalogued by Gregory Herringshaw and donated by Mrs. John Jay Ide

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