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Fragment With Chef De Piece (France), 1790–99

This is a Fragment with chef de piece. It was company: Bayon et Gautier Lemasurier. It is dated 1790–99 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is block-printed on plain weave. blocks for two reds, black, yellow, blue and grey. irregular outline of yellow block visible as are registration marks for darker red block. 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

H x W: 36 × 99 cm (14 3/16 in. × 39 in.)

It is inscribed

Stamps at one end of piece; On front: "J.CHEVALLIE" within box in yellow (twice) and blue flower. On back: "MANUFACTURE DE TOILES PEINTES & MOUCHOIRS DE LEMASURIER.BAYON & COMP. A. ANGERS.BON.TEINT" in black in elongated oval. There is a small medallion in the center of this stamp "N./D 98". The mark is indistinct and the 98 looks as if it has been put in by hand. There is also indication that a stamp in grey was formerly on this fabric. Only one edge of that stamp remains.

Cite this object as

Fragment With Chef De Piece (France), 1790–99; Company: Bayon et Gautier Lemasurier ; cotton; H x W: 36 × 99 cm (14 3/16 in. × 39 in.); Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-26

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