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Textile, Les Coquecigrues, ca. 1792

This is a Textile. It was manufactured by Oberkampf & Cie.. It is dated ca. 1792 and we acquired it in 1973. Its medium is cotton and its technique is block printed with some colors applied by brush, on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Flights of Fancy.

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

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Its dimensions are

H x W: 28.6 x 43.2 cm (11 1/4 x 17 in.) Repeat H: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.)

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Textile, Les Coquecigrues, ca. 1792; Manufactured by Oberkampf & Cie. (France); France; cotton; H x W: 28.6 x 43.2 cm (11 1/4 x 17 in.) Repeat H: 26.4 cm (10 3/8 in.); Gift of Josephine Howell; 1973-51-137

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