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Sample Book (France), 1785–95

This is a Sample book. It is dated 1785–95 and we acquired it in 1986. Its medium is block-printed, gilded, handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Decorative Arts Association Acquisitions Funds and through gift of Anonymous Donor and Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir.

  • Mount (France), ca. 1810
  • cast and gilt bronze mounted on carved wood block.
  • Gift of Mrs. Charles B. Alexander.
  • 1907-1-40

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 59 x 42 x 6 cm (23 1/4 x 16 9/16 x 2 3/8in.)

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Sample Book (France), 1785–95; block-printed, gilded, handmade paper; H x W x D: 59 x 42 x 6 cm (23 1/4 x 16 9/16 x 2 3/8in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Decorative Arts Association Acquisitions Funds and through gift of Anonymous Donor and Bequest of Mary Hayward Weir; 1986-34-1-1/314

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