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Chef De Piece, Les Dons de la Nature, ca. 1805

This is a chef de piece. It was company: Favre Petitpierre and manufactured by Petitpierre & Compe. Nantes. It is dated ca. 1805 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved plate or roller 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 x Weft: 36.8 × 62.9 cm (14 1/2 × 24 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Printed at one end:(in script) "avre Petitpierre et Cie a Nantes. Bon teint." underlined; (in script) "Les Dons de la Nature"; (in script)" Bourgogne 2/3" On back: "FPC", "cte", "21".

Cite this object as

Chef De Piece, Les Dons de la Nature, ca. 1805; Company: Favre Petitpierre (France); France; cotton; Warp x Weft: 36.8 × 62.9 cm (14 1/2 × 24 3/4 in.); Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-15

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