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Fragment , "L'Escarpolette" (The swing)

This is a Fragment . It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët and company: Oberkampf & Cie.. It is dated 1783–89 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: 72 x 90 cm (28 3/8 x 35 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Fragment , "L'Escarpolette" (The swing); Designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët (1745 – 1811); France; cotton; Warp x Weft: 72 x 90 cm (28 3/8 x 35 7/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-68

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