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Chef De Piece, Nina, ou la folle par amour, ca. 1790

This is a chef de piece. It was company: Gorgerat Frères et Cie.. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved copper 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: 82.5 cm (32 1/2 in.). Weft: 155 cm (61 1/4 in.) Piece is made up of three fragments sewn together.

It is inscribed

Stamp reading 'FRANCOIS GORGERAT NANTES BON TEINT'enclosed in box. Also 'IDF' and 'IDVF' and some undecipherable smudges.

Cite this object as

Chef De Piece, Nina, ou la folle par amour, ca. 1790; Company: Gorgerat Frères et Cie. ; France; cotton; Warp: 82.5 cm (32 1/2 in.). Weft: 155 cm (61 1/4 in.) Piece is made up of three fragments sewn together.; Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-9

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