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Frieze, Decor Pastoral, 1863–65

This is a Frieze. It was manufactured by Jules Desfossé. It is dated 1863–65 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is block-printed paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund.

Its dimensions are

a) 165.5 x 57.5 cm (65 3/16 x 22 5/8 in. )

Cite this object as

Frieze, Decor Pastoral, 1863–65; Manufactured by Jules Desfossé ; France; block-printed paper; a) 165.5 x 57.5 cm (65 3/16 x 22 5/8 in. ); Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund; 1955-12-3-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rooms with a View: Landscape & Wallpaper.

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