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Samples From Malmaison (France)

This is a Samples from Malmaison. It was designed by Piot. It is dated 1804 and we acquired it in 1971. Its medium is cotton, silk and its technique is satin stitch on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Marian Hague. It is credited Bequest of Marian Hague.

Its dimensions are

Total (matted) height: 44 cm (17 1/4in). Total (matted) width: 43.5cm (17 1/4in.)

It is inscribed

label by upper sample,"The sample of the curtain used at Malmaison. From the collection of B. Brocard sucessor to Piot, Brodereur de l'Empereur". label by lower sample, " Original design and material used in a robe for Empress Josephine. From the collection of B. Brocard, sucessor to Piot, Brodereur de l'Empereur 1804".

Cite this object as

Samples From Malmaison (France); Designed by Piot ; cotton, silk; Total (matted) height: 44 cm (17 1/4in). Total (matted) width: 43.5cm (17 1/4in.); Bequest of Marian Hague; 1971-50-564-a,b

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