Chef De Piece (France)
This is a chef de piece. It was company: J.P.Meiller et Cie.. It is dated ca. 1795 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved plate on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Cora Ginsburg.
Its dimensions are
Warp: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.). Weft: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.) Left selvedge present.
It is inscribed
Stamp at one end: " J P Meillier et Ce. de Beautiran pres Bourdeaux" in script within lozenge also containing "LAF: and "59". Also Comm. 6 within box.
Cite this object as
Chef De Piece (France); Company: J.P.Meiller et Cie. ; cotton; Warp: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.). Weft: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.) Left selvedge present.; Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-21