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Textile, Le char de l'aurore (The Chariot of Dawn)

This is a Textile. It was made by J.P.Meiller et Cie.. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved copper plate on plain weave. 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: 210 x 135 cm (6 ft. 10 11/16 in. x 53 1/8 in.)

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Textile, Le char de l'aurore (The Chariot of Dawn); Made by J.P.Meiller et Cie.; cotton; Warp x Weft: 210 x 135 cm (6 ft. 10 11/16 in. x 53 1/8 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-95

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