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Border (France), 1860–85

This is a Border. It is dated 1860–85 and we acquired it in 1972. Its medium is block-printed on machine-made paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Josephine Howell. It is credited Gift of Josephine Howell.

Its dimensions are

46 x 5 cm (18 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Howell Collection No. 22.

Cite this object as

Border (France), 1860–85; block-printed on machine-made paper; 46 x 5 cm (18 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1972-42-111

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