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Fragments (France), ca. 1785

This is a Fragments. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by woodblock 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): 32.5 x 49.5 cm (12 13/16 x 19 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 36.5 x 10 cm (14 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Mark at bottom of 'a', " MANUFACTURE DE DUBOIS PERE ET FRERES LE CLOS PAYS EN BOULEVARD NEUF No 7, RIVIERE ET PRES DE S.GOBLINS A PARIS BON TEINT" within an oval lozenge with a decorative border.

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Fragments (France), ca. 1785; cotton; Warp x Weft (a): 32.5 x 49.5 cm (12 13/16 x 19 1/2 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 36.5 x 10 cm (14 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-9-a,b

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