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Lengths With Chef, La Fête Flamand, ca. 1797

This is a lengths with chef. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët and manufactured by Oberkampf & Cie.. It is dated ca. 1797 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is plain weave cotton. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Cora Ginsburg and catalogued by Gillian Moss. It is credited Gift of Cora Ginsburg.

Its dimensions are

a. Warp: 185cm (73in.). Weft: 94cm. (37in.) Both selvedges present. b. Warp: 176cm (69 1/2in.) Weft: 31.5cm (12 1/2in.) All edges cut c. Warp: 178.5cm (70 1/2in.). Weft: 26cm (11in.). Pattern: Height of repeat: 99cm (39in.)

It is inscribed

a: On front: " MANUFACTURE. DE OBERKAMPF. A JOUY PRES VERSAILLES BON TEINT" within flattened oval cartouche and "D 100" (both in black). "LDB" within box in red. On back: "85931 1/2", "14" and "2(4)5' in pale red. b. On front:one end of a flattened oval cartouche in black. On back: "14" and "2(4)5" in dull red. c. On front: "D100" in black and "J.B.R." within box in red. On back: "85927 (undecipherable)" in dull red.

Cite this object as

Lengths With Chef, La Fête Flamand, ca. 1797; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët (1745 – 1811); France; plain weave cotton; a. Warp: 185cm (73in.). Weft: 94cm. (37in.) Both selvedges present. b. Warp: 176cm (69 1/2in.) Weft: 31.5cm (12 1/2in.) All edges cut c. Warp: 178.5cm (70 1/2in.). Weft: 26cm (11in.). Pattern: Height of repeat: 99cm (39in.); Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-6-a/c

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