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1944

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Textile, Louis XVI restaurateur de la liberté

This is a Textile. It was designed by Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet and manufactured by Oberkampf & Cie.. It is dated 1790–1791 and we acquired it in 1944. Its medium is cotton and its technique is copperplate printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Unsuccessful Propaganda.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 138.7 x 105 cm (54 5/8 x 41 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Louis XVI restaurateur de la liberté; Designed by Jean-Baptiste Marie Huet (French, 1745 - 1811); France; cotton; H x W: 138.7 x 105 cm (54 5/8 x 41 5/16 in.); 1944-22-5-a

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