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Textile (England), ca. 1785

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved plate on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 208 x 71.1 cm (6 ft. 9 7/8 in. x 28 in.) Repeat H: 83.8 cm (33 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed on edge of tread of bottom step: “Drawn & Engrav’d By D. Richards (s reversed) Manch.r.”

Cite this object as

Textile (England), ca. 1785; cotton; H x W: 208 x 71.1 cm (6 ft. 9 7/8 in. x 28 in.) Repeat H: 83.8 cm (33 in.); Museum purchase from Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1957-49-1

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