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Borders (France), 1780–1810 (CH 18476319)

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Five bands of a border design printed across the width. Generalized, small-scale classical revival (?) Each band consists of four strips of varied patterns, i.e. lowest strip consists of a cable alternating with six beads. The second strip has three alternating medallions, two larger ones flanking a small one. The third strip contains palmettes alternating with a shield-like form enclosing a five-blossomed sprig. The fourth strip consists of a Greek key fret interspersed with diamonds and simple flowers. Printed in orange, white, blue, ocher and yellow on a dark brown background.

H# 616

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1810
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Cooper–Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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