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Border (France), 1850–80

This is a Border. It is dated 1850–80 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is block-printed and flocked on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Josephine Howell and catalogued by Catherine Lynn Frangiamore. It is credited Gift of Josephine Howell.

Its dimensions are

46.5 x 3.5 cm (18 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Howell No. 103.

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Border (France), 1850–80; block-printed and flocked on paper; 46.5 x 3.5 cm (18 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1972-42-103

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