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Textile (France), 1770s

This is a Textile. It is dated 1770s and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is linen warp, cotton weft and its technique is block printed 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 (a): 220 × 85 cm (7 ft. 2 5/8 in. × 33 7/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 225.5 × 85 cm (7 ft. 4 3/4 in. × 33 7/16 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 19.5 × 41.5 cm (7 11/16 × 16 5/16 in.) H x W (block): 33 × 21.5 cm (13 in. × 8 7/16 in.)

It is inscribed

C has incomplete cloth marks on it consisting of incomplete numbers.

Cite this object as

Textile (France), 1770s; linen warp, cotton weft; Warp x Weft (a): 220 × 85 cm (7 ft. 2 5/8 in. × 33 7/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 225.5 × 85 cm (7 ft. 4 3/4 in. × 33 7/16 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 19.5 × 41.5 cm (7 11/16 × 16 5/16 in.) H x W (block): 33 × 21.5 cm (13 in. × 8 7/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-247-a/c

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