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Chef De Piece, Psyche et l'amour, ca. 1790

This is a chef de piece. It was manufactured by Petitpierre & Compe. Nantes. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved copper plate on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Cora Ginsburg. It is credited Gift of Cora Ginsburg.

Its dimensions are

Warp: 38.5 cm (15 1/4 in.). Weft: 86.5 cm (34 in.) All edges cut.

It is inscribed

"PETITPIERRE & COMPe A NANTES BON TEINT" within box.

Cite this object as

Chef De Piece, Psyche et l'amour, ca. 1790; Manufactured by Petitpierre & Compe. Nantes (France); France; cotton; Warp: 38.5 cm (15 1/4 in.). Weft: 86.5 cm (34 in.) All edges cut.; Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-12

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