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Fragment (France), 1770–90

This is a Fragment. It is dated 1770–90 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved plate on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Elinor Merrell. It is credited Bequest of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 13.5 × 98 cm (5 5/16 × 38 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

On front of fabric, "Petitpierre Freres et Comp. a Nantes bon Teint/ Dn 38"within box. A boxed letter "F" stands for the printer.Designs with lateral bands and sawtoothed edges are at either side. On back of fabric, "GUI.4 19".

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Fragment (France), 1770–90; cotton; H x W: 13.5 × 98 cm (5 5/16 × 38 9/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-8

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