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Cream white cotton with designs commemorating fall of Bastille and Louis XVI, printed in dark neutral violet. Background covered with flowers, ribbons, fleur-de-lis, and medallions with scenes, or inscriptions in French and Latin. Under fall of Bastille is "Gordon Sculp" in very small letters....

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Gift of Misses Mary and Elizabeth Boyd

French or possibly English, 19th century


76 x 119.5 cm (29 15/16 x 47 1/16 in.)

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Quilted cotton print with cotton tape


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