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Textile, Fruits of Africa, ca. 1930

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1934. Its medium is cotton and its technique is block printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

  • Textile, Elephants, 1924
  • patterned weave, jacquard loom; silk.
  • Lent by The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund, 1926.557.
  • 48.2016.17

Its dimensions are

H x W: 145.4 x 121.3 cm (57 1/4 x 47 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Fruits of Africa, ca. 1930; France; cotton; H x W: 145.4 x 121.3 cm (57 1/4 x 47 3/4 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1934-14-3

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