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Portrait, Napoleon III, ca. 1851–1900

This is a Portrait. It is dated ca. 1851–1900 and we acquired it in 1998. Its medium is silk and its technique is predominantly warp-faced plain weave (white) with a continuous supplementary weft (black), variously bound on the front, which on the back outside the picture is bound as plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 29.4 x 22.6 cm (11 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Portrait, Napoleon III, ca. 1851–1900; France; silk; Warp x Weft: 29.4 x 22.6 cm (11 9/16 x 8 7/8 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; a-t-775

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