This is a Fragments. It was company: J.P.Meiller et Cie. and produced by Meillier et Cie. It is dated late 18th–early 19th century and we acquired it in 1996. Its technique is block printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
It is credited
Bequest of Elinor Merrell.
Its dimensions are
Warp x Weft (a): 31 x 53 cm (12 3/16 x 20 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 22 x 12 cm (8 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
On front of A, "J.P.Meillier et Cie de Beautiran pres Bordeaux" "D3038" and "OD"in black, within lozenge."JJ" and "16" in black. Indecipherable word followed by 79 in grey. On front of B, "79" amd "Com" in front in black. On back of B, partial mark "Our...(for ourdissage?) de.." within outline in gray. Note: This last mark is probably the same as the gray mark on the front of A.
Cite this object as
Fragments (France); Company: J.P.Meiller et Cie.; Produced by Meillier et Cie; Warp x Weft (a): 31 x 53 cm (12 3/16 x 20 7/8 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 22 x 12 cm (8 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-15-a,b