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Rade de Cherbourg (Port of Cherbourg)

Polychrome diamond grid formed by flowers and large fruit containing an alternation of two scenes, both titled in French. One scene with a couple and a lamb is titled 'le Mouton Cherie', the other shows boats in a harbor, 'Rade de Cherbourg'. Black, two reds, blue and yellow.

Credit: Bequest of Elinor Merrell ...
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Medium: linen warp, cotton weft Technique: block printed on plain weave
Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020

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