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Textile

This is a Textile. It is dated 1830–40 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton (?) and its technique is printed by relief and engraved roller on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg. It is credited Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg.

  • Drawing, Corinthian Capital
  • pen and brown ink, brush and gray wash on white laid paper, lined .
  • Museum purchase through gift of various donors and from Eleanor G. Hewitt Fund.
  • 1938-88-3388

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 55 × 68 cm (21 5/8 × 26 3/4 in.) H x W (b): 55 × 68 cm (21 5/8 × 26 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile; cotton (?); H x W (a): 55 × 68 cm (21 5/8 × 26 3/4 in.) H x W (b): 55 × 68 cm (21 5/8 × 26 3/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. Benjamin Ginsburg; 1973-46-7-a,b

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