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Frieze Or Dado (France)

This is a Frieze or dado. It is dated 1800–1850 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Elisabeth Draper, Inc.. It is credited Gift of Elisabeth Draper, Inc..

Its dimensions are

91.5 x 52 cm (36 x 20 1/2 in.)

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Frieze Or Dado (France); block-printed on handmade paper; 91.5 x 52 cm (36 x 20 1/2 in.); Gift of Elisabeth Draper, Inc.; 1986-56-1

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