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Textile (France)

This is a Textile. It was manufactured by Gayet et Montgirod. It is dated 1760–61 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is linen warp, cotton weft and its technique is printed by engraved copper plate using a mordant for madder on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft (a): 217 x 97 cm (7 ft. 1 7/16 in. x 38 3/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 218.4 x 48.5 cm (7 ft. 2 in. x 19 1/8 in.) Repeat H (design and plate): 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)

It has the following markings

In graphite on back of b "Miss F. Morris" (probably Frances Morris).

Cite this object as

Textile (France); Manufactured by Gayet et Montgirod ; linen warp, cotton weft; Warp x Weft (a): 217 x 97 cm (7 ft. 1 7/16 in. x 38 3/16 in.) Warp x Weft (b): 218.4 x 48.5 cm (7 ft. 2 in. x 19 1/8 in.) Repeat H (design and plate): 86 cm (33 7/8 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund; 1989-71-1-a,b

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