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Sidewall, Hunt Trophy and Floral Arabesque, ca. 1785

This is a Sidewall. It was attributed to Jean-Baptiste Réveillon and style of Jean-Baptiste Huët. It is dated ca. 1785 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is block printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled An Arabesque by the Best.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

128.5 x 58.5 cm (50 9/16 x 23 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Sidewall, Hunt Trophy and Floral Arabesque, ca. 1785; Attributed to Jean-Baptiste Réveillon (French, 1725–1811); France; block printed on handmade paper; 128.5 x 58.5 cm (50 9/16 x 23 1/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-6

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