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Textile, early 19th century

This is a Textile. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is cotton and its technique is plain weave block printed in lapis technique. three different sets of blocks were used. blocks for outer edge of paisley border: 7 1/2 by 10 in. blocks for inner edge of paisley border: 9 3/4 by 10 in. blocks for field: 9 3/4 by 7 1/2 in. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was purchased from Martin Kamer and catalogued by Gillian Moss. It is credited Purchase, Au Panier Fleuri Fund.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 276 × 79 cm (9 ft. 11/16 in. × 31 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, early 19th century; cotton; H x W: 276 × 79 cm (9 ft. 11/16 in. × 31 1/8 in.); Purchase, Au Panier Fleuri Fund; 1986-84-1

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