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Fan Leaf (France), ca. 1797

This is a Fan leaf. It is dated ca. 1797 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk and its technique is printed by engraved plate on 7\1 satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.4 x 47 cm (10 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Dessine par Chaudet, Fontaine et Percier Déposé a la Bibliothèque Nationale Grave par Godefroy

Cite this object as

Fan Leaf (France), ca. 1797; silk; H x W: 26.4 x 47 cm (10 3/8 x 18 1/2 in.); Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf; 1962-58-4

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