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Souvenir Ribbon Portrait, Mrs. Siddons (1785) by Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), 1950–69

This is a Souvenir ribbon portrait. It was manufactured by Warner-Artex. It is dated 1950–69 and we acquired it in 1978. Its medium is silk and its technique is jacquard woven. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Lisa Taylor.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 10.5 x 7 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Souvenir Ribbon Portrait, Mrs. Siddons (1785) by Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), 1950–69; Manufactured by Warner-Artex ; USA; silk; Warp x Weft: 10.5 x 7 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/4 in.); Gift of Lisa Taylor; 1978-175-10

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