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1939

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2015

2022

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Textile, Le Sacrifice à l'Amour (Offrande à l'Amour)

This is a Textile. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët and produced by Oberkampf & Cie.. It is dated ca. 1795 and we acquired it in 1939. Its medium is cotton and its technique is copperplate printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Repeat H: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.) a) H x W: 91.5 × 95 cm (36 in. × 37 3/8 in.) b) H x W: 29 × 97 cm (11 7/16 × 38 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Two fragments, A/ with most of the design. B/ completing the design and bearing the stamp: “MANUFACTURE DE OBERKAMPF A JOUY. White plain cloth ground with PRES VERSAILLES BON TEINT.

Cite this object as

Textile, Le Sacrifice à l'Amour (Offrande à l'Amour); Designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët (1745 – 1811); France; cotton; Repeat H: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.) a) H x W: 91.5 × 95 cm (36 in. × 37 3/8 in.) b) H x W: 29 × 97 cm (11 7/16 × 38 3/16 in.); 1939-38-1-a,b

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