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Picture (France)

This is a Picture. It was manufactured by Fd Potton Rambaud Cie. and after Winterhalter and woven by Michel-Marie Carquillat and made for (as the client) Leaf Coles Smith Co. It is dated 1850s and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is silk and its technique is jacquard woven. 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: 112 x 68.5 cm (44 1/8 x 26 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

"Dedicated to his Royal Highness Prince Albert the Great Patron of Art By his Obediant humble servants Leaf Coles Smith Co." "Executed by Fd Potton Rambaud Cie silk manufacturer in Lyon" under picture "apres Winterhalter" "Tissee par Carquillat"

Cite this object as

Picture (France); Woven by Michel-Marie Carquillat (Michel-Marie Carquillat (French, 1803–1884)); silk; Warp x Weft: 112 x 68.5 cm (44 1/8 x 26 15/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-369

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