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Overdoor (France)

This is a overdoor. It is dated ca. 1825 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 donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Sidewall (USA)
  • machine-printed paper.
  • Gift of Wendy Weeks.
  • 1997-152-1

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 61 × 86.5 cm (24 in. × 34 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Overdoor (France); block-printed on handmade paper; H x W x D: 61 × 86.5 cm (24 in. × 34 1/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-81

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