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Printed cotton: Wandering Actors

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Panel, rounded at lower end, made of 1 1/4 widths of cotton (no selvedges remain). Cherry-red copperplate print on white ground. Nine vignettes; family in horsecart, riders on causeway approaching town gate, fiddler and bagpipe-player, hurdy-gurdy with drummer and dancers, pedlar with mule,...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French (Nantes), 1789–95

Object Place

France

Dimensions

589.28 cm (232 in.) x 118.5 cm

Accession Number

50.2471

Medium or Technique

Copperplate-printed cotton in red on white

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles