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Textile, Fables of Fontaine

This is a Textile. It was made by Hartmann et Fils. It is dated ca. 1815 and we acquired it in 1995. 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 bequest of Elinor Merrell. It is credited Bequest of Elinor Merrell.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 174 x 130.8 cm (5 ft. 8 1/2 in. x 51 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Eight captions in French underneath each of the illustrations.

Cite this object as

Textile, Fables of Fontaine; Made by Hartmann et Fils (France); France; cotton; Warp x Weft: 174 x 130.8 cm (5 ft. 8 1/2 in. x 51 1/2 in.) Repeat H: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-151

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