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Textile (France), ca. 1780

This is a Textile. It is dated ca. 1780 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is silk and its technique is printed by engraved plate and hand-colored with watercolor and metallic pigments on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled The Astronomer.

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

Its dimensions are

H x W: 53 x 69.5 cm (20 7/8 x 27 3/8 in.)

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Textile (France), ca. 1780; silk; H x W: 53 x 69.5 cm (20 7/8 x 27 3/8 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-48-100

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