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Textile, La Motte-Piquet sauve un convoi

This is a Textile. It was company: Petitpierre et Cie and produced by Petitpierre et Cie. It is dated 1782 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: 226 cm (89 1/4 in.) Weft: 97 cm (38 1/4 in.). Both selvedges present for most of the length. Pattern: height of repeat: 99 cm (39 in.). Width of printing plate: 92.5 cm (36 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

A label in French on a plaque on one of the buildings: "Manoeuvre hardie (word?) de la Motte-Piquet qui sauve un convoi pres la Martinique".

Cite this object as

Textile, La Motte-Piquet sauve un convoi; Company: Petitpierre et Cie ; France; cotton; Warp: 226 cm (89 1/4 in.) Weft: 97 cm (38 1/4 in.). Both selvedges present for most of the length. Pattern: height of repeat: 99 cm (39 in.). Width of printing plate: 92.5 cm (36 1/2 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-35

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