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Textile (France), ca. 1815

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1815 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by short plate on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Elinor Merrell. It is credited Bequest of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 190 x 87.5 cm (6 ft. 2 13/16 in. x 34 7/16 in.) Repeat H (plate): 48 cm (18 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

At end of fabric, on front: "FERNAND CORTEZ" within frame and "Fabrique ..?..De MM ?..." within frame. Both on black. In faded red, "O", "20", "95??" and several indecipherable marks. In pattern, under one of the scenes, "Jamet Sculpt".

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Textile (France), ca. 1815; cotton; Warp x Weft: 190 x 87.5 cm (6 ft. 2 13/16 in. x 34 7/16 in.) Repeat H (plate): 48 cm (18 7/8 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-17

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