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Part of a curtain

One and one-half widths, seamed; pieced lower right corner. Engraved design copperplate printed in faded cherry red on natural ground. "Les Quatres Elémetns" pattern sows fire, air, water and earth (Bacchus in cart) deities within rectangular compartments framed by bars decorated with flowers,...

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Special Textile Fund

French, fourth quarter of 18th century

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Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts