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Ceiling Medallion (France), ca. 1860

This is a Ceiling medallion. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is block-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

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

Its dimensions are

115 x 53 cm (45 1/4 x 20 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Ceiling Medallion (France), ca. 1860; block-printed paper; 115 x 53 cm (45 1/4 x 20 7/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-65

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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