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Textile, Fables of Fontaine, ca. 1815

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1815 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: 174 x 130.8 cm (5 ft. 8 1/2 in. x 51 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Eight captions in French underneath each of the illustrations.

Cite this object as

Textile, Fables of Fontaine, ca. 1815; France; cotton; Warp x Weft: 174 x 130.8 cm (5 ft. 8 1/2 in. x 51 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-151

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