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Piece of linen

French
About 1914 or 1915


Object Place: France

Dimensions

56 x 130 cm (22 1/16 x 51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

56.830

Medium or Technique

Printed Linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece. Full loom width. Blue ground, decorated with garlands of green foliage, crossed pairs of flags of several nations, cocks on winged wheels, laurel crowns (in some of which is inscribed “1914-1915”) and military medals with inscription “AJOFFRE. LA PATRIE.” Colors: two shades of blue, green, black, yellow, red, gray and white of linen. Condition excellent.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke