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Curtain made from fabric titled "La Liberté Americane"

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Curtain with scalloped edge at bottom made from French red copper-plate printed cotton depicting pastoral scenes and neo-classical ornament. Medallions at center, which originally depicted putti, were re-etched on the plate with designs from the front and back of Franklin Peace Medal designed by...

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Provenance

Miss Amy Pleadwell; purchased by the MFA, January 12, 1939

Credit Line

Textile Special Fund and Weld Collection

French, about 1783

Object Place

Jouy, France

Dimensions

277 x 142.2 cm (109 1/16 x 56 in.)

Accession Number

39.53

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, copperplate printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles