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Handkerchief, Carte du Théatre de la Guerre, ca. 1787

This is a Handkerchief. It is dated ca. 1787 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is silk and its technique is printed by engraved roller. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 40 x 42 cm (15 3/4 x 16 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

In corners: A.T.F. and DEPOSE

Cite this object as

Handkerchief, Carte du Théatre de la Guerre, ca. 1787; France; silk; H x W: 40 x 42 cm (15 3/4 x 16 9/16 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-1162

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