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Chair Backs (France), early 19th century

This is a Chair backs. It is dated early 19th century and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is wool and its technique is printed (stamped) by heated roller on wool velvet (baste plain weave with wool supplementary warp). 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 (a): 52 × 42 cm (20 1/2 × 16 9/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 50 × 40 cm (19 11/16 × 15 3/4 in.)

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Chair Backs (France), early 19th century; wool; Warp x Weft (a): 52 × 42 cm (20 1/2 × 16 9/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 50 × 40 cm (19 11/16 × 15 3/4 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-285-a,b

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