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Border, Continuous garlands of freesias, peonies, phlox, and morning glories, ca. 1830

This is a Border. It is dated ca. 1830 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is block-printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

It is credited Museum purchase from the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, General Acquisitions Endowment, Eleanor G. Hewitt, and Pauline Cooper Noyes Funds.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 788.7 x 50.4 cm (25 ft. 10 1/2 in. x 19 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Stamped on verso in red ink at inner end of roll: heavy bar within box (?)

Cite this object as

Border, Continuous garlands of freesias, peonies, phlox, and morning glories, ca. 1830; France; block-printed on handmade paper; H x W: 788.7 x 50.4 cm (25 ft. 10 1/2 in. x 19 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from the Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program, General Acquisitions Endowment, Eleanor G. Hewitt, and Pauline Cooper Noyes Funds; 1994-101-7

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