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Textile, Le Char de l'Aurore, 1785–89

This is a Textile. It was made by Petitpierre et Cie. It is dated 1785–89 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved copper plate. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (a): 301 x 95 cm (9 ft. 10 1/2 in. x 37 3/8 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 300 x 26 cm (9 ft. 10 1/8 in. x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 296 x 26 cm (9 ft. 8 9/16 in. x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (d): 40 x 22.5 cm (15 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

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Textile, Le Char de l'Aurore, 1785–89; Made by Petitpierre et Cie ; France; cotton; Warp x Weft (a): 301 x 95 cm (9 ft. 10 1/2 in. x 37 3/8 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 300 x 26 cm (9 ft. 10 1/8 in. x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 296 x 26 cm (9 ft. 8 9/16 in. x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (d): 40 x 22.5 cm (15 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.); 1982-16-1-a/d

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