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Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: printed by engraved roller Label: silk printed by engraved roller
Dimensions:
H x W: 40 x 42 cm (15 3/4 x 16 9/16 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Handkerchief
Object Name:
Handkerchief
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1787
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Silk handkerchief showing a map of Asia Minor and the Eastern Mediterranean in black on a white field, with a blue border. The title, translated as Map of the Theater of War, probably refers to the Russo-Turkish War.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt
Accession Number:
1938-57-1162
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq494659183-73b9-4cac-a133-8ddb4ef049d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-57-1162