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Textile, Valley of the Wormsa, ca. 1840

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1840 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved 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: 109 × 86.5 cm (42 15/16 × 34 1/16 in.) Repeat H: 60 cm (23 5/8 in.) Width of plate: 85 cm (33 3/8 in.)

It is inscribed

1. On rock behind the huntsmen, " Vue et site de la valee de Munster en Alsace" 2. At left under the building, "Manufacture de Munster".

Cite this object as

Textile, Valley of the Wormsa, ca. 1840; France; cotton; Warp x Weft: 109 × 86.5 cm (42 15/16 × 34 1/16 in.) Repeat H: 60 cm (23 5/8 in.) Width of plate: 85 cm (33 3/8 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-172

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