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Ceiling Medallion (France)

This is a ceiling medallion. It is dated 1850–60 and we acquired it in 1946. Its medium is block-printed on machine-made paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was donated by Harvey Smith. It is credited Gift of Harvey Smith.

Its dimensions are

92 x 85 cm (36 1/4 x 33 7/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Ceiling Medallion (France); block-printed on machine-made paper; 92 x 85 cm (36 1/4 x 33 7/16 in.); Gift of Harvey Smith; 1946-96-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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