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Textile, Louis XVI visitant le port de Cherbourg

This is a Textile. It was company: Petitpierre et Cie. It is dated ca. 1787 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: (max.) 83 cm (32 3/4 in.). Weft: (3 pieces sewn together) 206 cm (81 1/4 in.). Central piece has both selvedges. Pattern: height not present. Designed for lengths to be sewn together as a half-drop repeat.

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Textile, Louis XVI visitant le port de Cherbourg; Company: Petitpierre et Cie ; France; cotton; Warp: (max.) 83 cm (32 3/4 in.). Weft: (3 pieces sewn together) 206 cm (81 1/4 in.). Central piece has both selvedges. Pattern: height not present. Designed for lengths to be sewn together as a half-drop repeat.; Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-49

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