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Warp linen, weft cotton printed in red from an engraved copper plate. The pattern consists of Liberty seated in a car drawn by two lionesses and driven by George Washington. Indians with trumpets and banners precede the car. Liberty holds a shield on which is "American Independence, 1776". ...

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Provenance

Miss Mary E. Graves Norcross; Gift to the MFA November 5, 1914.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary E. Graves Norcross

English, about 1785

Object Place

England

Dimensions

76 x 104 cm (29 15/16 x 40 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.881

Medium or Technique

Printed linen and cotton (linen warp and cotton weft)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles