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Frieze (France)

This is a Frieze. It is dated 1810–20 and we acquired it in 1907. Its medium is block printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled URNS, SPHINXES, SWAGS, OH MY!.

This object was donated by Cowtan and Sons, London. It is credited Gift of Cowtan and Sons, Ltd..

Its dimensions are

111.6 x 33.4 cm (43 15/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

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Frieze (France); block printed on handmade paper; 111.6 x 33.4 cm (43 15/16 x 13 1/8 in.); Gift of Cowtan and Sons, Ltd.; 1907-5-23

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