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Jacquard picture

The Signing of the Declaration of Independence

French Lyons
about 1928
Woven by Monsieur Godard, at Wullschleger and Co., Inc.


Object Place: Lyon, France

Dimensions

65.06 x 81.28 cm (25 5/8 x 32 in.)

Accession Number

1985.855

Medium or Technique

Silk; jacquard woven

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Silk jacquard woven picture in black and white depicting the signing of the Declaration of Independence after the painting by John Trumbull (American, 1756-1843), 1818

Signed

Below lower left corner of the picture: A. Travard Dessinateur
Below lower right corner of the picture: Tisse par Godard
Titled below: The Declaration of Independenc of the U.S. of American July 4th 1776.

Provenance

Design adapted by A. Travard (French, op. 1929)
Manufactured by Wullschleger and Co., Inc. Lyon

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund