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Textile, Fables of Fontaine, ca. 1780

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved 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 (a): 86 × 92 cm (33 7/8 × 36 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 63 × 91.5 cm (24 13/16 in. × 36 in.)

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Textile, Fables of Fontaine, ca. 1780; probably France; cotton; Warp x Weft (a): 86 × 92 cm (33 7/8 × 36 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 63 × 91.5 cm (24 13/16 in. × 36 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-42-a,b

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18651525/ |title=Textile, Fables of Fontaine, ca. 1780 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=19 May 2019 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>