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Overdoor (France)

This is a overdoor. It is dated ca. 1825 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is block printed on handmade paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled A Feast for your Walls.

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

  • Cheese Knife
  • chromium-plated brass.
  • Gift of George R. Kravis II.
  • 2015-5-10

Its dimensions are

H x W: 71 x 79.5 cm (27 15/16 x 31 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Overdoor (France); block printed on handmade paper; H x W: 71 x 79.5 cm (27 15/16 x 31 5/16 in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-45-82

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