Chef De Piece (France), 1782–99
This is a chef de piece. It was company: Jacques de Mainville. It is dated 1782–99 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is plain weave cotton and its technique is block-printed with blocks for two reds, black, two purples, brown and mustard. edges of blocks visible in picotage areas. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Cora Ginsburg.
Its dimensions are
A. Warp: 4 cm (1 1/2in.). Weft:46cm (18in.) B. Warp: 42cm (16 1/2in.). Weft: 32cm (12 1/2in.) Pattern: Not present.
It is inscribed
There are stamps on A: "MANAFACTURE D'OLIVET PRES OR.."in black (negative on positive), and "JLH" in black within box and tow undecipherable initials in black.
Cite this object as
Chef De Piece (France), 1782–99; Company: Jacques de Mainville ; plain weave cotton; A. Warp: 4 cm (1 1/2in.). Weft:46cm (18in.) B. Warp: 42cm (16 1/2in.). Weft: 32cm (12 1/2in.) Pattern: Not present.; Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-28-a,b