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Ornament (France), ca. 1785

This is a Ornament. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët and manufactured by Jean-Baptiste Réveillon. 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 donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

44 x 39.5 cm (17 5/16 x 15 9/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ornament (France), ca. 1785; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Huët (1745 – 1811); block-printed on handmade paper; 44 x 39.5 cm (17 5/16 x 15 9/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-85

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