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Frieze Or Dado (France), 1785–90

This is a Frieze or dado. It is dated 1785–90 and we acquired it in 1931. 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 Day series in a post titled Jupiter from Top to Bottom.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

45 x 50 cm (17 11/16 x 19 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Frieze Or Dado (France), 1785–90; block-printed on handmade paper; 45 x 50 cm (17 11/16 x 19 11/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-48

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