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Textile, Le Char de l'Aurore

This is a Textile. It was made by Petitpierre et Cie. It is dated 1785–89 and we acquired it in 1982. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved copper plate. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Purchase, General Funds.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (a): 301 x 95 cm (9 ft. 10 1/2 in. x 37 3/8 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 300 x 26 cm (9 ft. 10 1/8 in. x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 296 x 26 cm (9 ft. 8 9/16 in. x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (d): 40 x 22.5 cm (15 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Le Char de l'Aurore; Made by Petitpierre et Cie ; France; cotton; Warp x Weft (a): 301 x 95 cm (9 ft. 10 1/2 in. x 37 3/8 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 300 x 26 cm (9 ft. 10 1/8 in. x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (c): 296 x 26 cm (9 ft. 8 9/16 in. x 10 1/4 in.) Warp x Weft (d): 40 x 22.5 cm (15 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.); Purchase, General Funds; 1982-16-1-a/d

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