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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 engraved plate on plain weave. 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: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.). Weft: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.) Left selvedge present.

It is inscribed

Stamp at one end: " J P Meillier et Ce. de Beautiran pres Bourdeaux" in script within lozenge also containing "LAF: and "59". Also Comm. 6 within box.

Cite this object as

Chef De Piece (France), ca. 1795; Company: J.P.Meiller et Cie. ; cotton; Warp: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.). Weft: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.) Left selvedge present.; Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-21

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