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Decorative Panel (France)

This is a Decorative panel. It is dated 1850–60 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is block printed and hand painted on a combed background. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Hand painted wallpaper ornaments.

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

  • Decorative Panel (France)
  • block printed and hand painted on a combed background.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-61
  • Decorative Panel (France)
  • block-printed and hand painted on a combed background.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-62
  • Sidewall (France)
  • block-printed, stamped foil, applied chromolithograph.
  • Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.
  • 1931-45-72

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Sidewall (France)
  • block printed on handmade paper.
  • Gift of Mrs. Rollin Stickle.
  • 1940-74-4-a
  • Sidewall, Frames
  • screen printed on paper.
  • Gift of Graham & Brown Inc..
  • 2005-31-1

Its dimensions are

80 x 50.5 cm (31 1/2 x 19 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Decorative Panel (France); block printed and hand painted on a combed background; 80 x 50.5 cm (31 1/2 x 19 7/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-64

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