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Textile, La Foire du Caire

This is a Textile. It was produced by Petitpierre et Cie. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved copper plate on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by W. and J. Sloane. It is credited Gift of W. and J. Sloane.

Its dimensions are

Repeat H: 99.1 cm (39 in.) H x W (a): 145.5 x 84 cm (57 5/16 x 33 1/16 in.) H x W (b): 147.3 x 85 cm (58 in. x 33 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, La Foire du Caire; Produced by Petitpierre et Cie ; France; cotton; Repeat H: 99.1 cm (39 in.) H x W (a): 145.5 x 84 cm (57 5/16 x 33 1/16 in.) H x W (b): 147.3 x 85 cm (58 in. x 33 7/16 in.); Gift of W. and J. Sloane; 1943-43-27-a

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