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Textile, The Owl, 1892

This is a Textile. It was printed by Arnold Print Works, N. Adams, Mass.. It is dated 1892 and we acquired it in 1964. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved roller on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Put An Owl On It.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 40 x 60.5 cm (15 3/4 x 23 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Patented July 5, 1892 and October 4, 1892

Cite this object as

Textile, The Owl, 1892; Printed by Arnold Print Works, N. Adams, Mass. ; USA; cotton; Warp x Weft: 40 x 60.5 cm (15 3/4 x 23 13/16 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1964-53-4

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