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Textile, La foire du Caire (The Cairo Fair)

This is a Textile. It was manufactured by Petitpierre et Cie. It is dated 1785–90 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 x Weft: 91 x 93.5 cm (35 13/16 x 36 13/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, La foire du Caire (The Cairo Fair); Manufactured by Petitpierre et Cie ; France; cotton; Warp x Weft: 91 x 93.5 cm (35 13/16 x 36 13/16 in.); Bequest of Elinor Merrell; 1995-50-288

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