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Textile (France), ca. 1795

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1795 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by block on plain weave. two blocks were used; one for red, one for black. the black block had an irregular outline within the picotage area. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Cora Ginsburg. It is credited Gift of Cora Ginsburg.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 187 x 96 cm (6 ft. 1 5/8 in. x 37 13/16 in.) Repeat H: 25.5 x 19 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.); measurements are the same for both the repeat and the printing blocks.

It is inscribed

Stamp at one end: " J.P.Meillier & Cie de Beautiran pres Bourdeaux" in script within lozenge that also contains "D1325" and "NOD84". Also; "Comm. No. 3" and "E.LM within boxes.

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Textile (France), ca. 1795; cotton; Warp x Weft: 187 x 96 cm (6 ft. 1 5/8 in. x 37 13/16 in.) Repeat H: 25.5 x 19 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.); measurements are the same for both the repeat and the printing blocks.; Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-18

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