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Chef De Piece (France), ca. 1795

This is a chef de piece. It was company: J.P.Meiller et Cie.. It is dated ca. 1795 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by block on plain weave foundation. different blocks for red and black. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

Warp: 43 cm (17 in.). Weft: 56 cm (22 in.). Right selvedge present.

It is inscribed

Stamp at one end "llier et Cie de Beautiran, (p)res Bourdeaux" in script within lozenge that also conatins "OD 79". Also "Comm. No. 358".

Cite this object as

Chef De Piece (France), ca. 1795; Company: J.P.Meiller et Cie. ; cotton; Warp: 43 cm (17 in.). Weft: 56 cm (22 in.). Right selvedge present.; Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-20

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