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Fragments, "Oiseaux et ecureuils" (Birds and squirrels)

This is a Fragments. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët and company: Oberkampf & Cie.. It is dated ca. 1806 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved plate, 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): 98 × 63.5 cm (38 9/16 in. × 25 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 115.5 × 92 cm (45 1/2 × 36 1/4 in.) Repeat H (pattern): 52 cm (20 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Partial stamp at top of A: "MANUFACTURE DE OBERKAMPF A JOUY" with a box outline.

Cite this object as

Fragments, "Oiseaux et ecureuils" (Birds and squirrels); Designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët (1745 – 1811); France; cotton; Warp x Weft (a): 98 × 63.5 cm (38 9/16 in. × 25 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 115.5 × 92 cm (45 1/2 × 36 1/4 in.) Repeat H (pattern): 52 cm (20 1/2 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-58-a,b

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