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Textile fragment

Textile fragment
Title
Textile fragment
Date 
1750-1800
Medium 
Cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 11 1/4 x 36 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 28.6 x 92.7 x 0.3 cm )
Description 
Fragment of printed cotton with male and female figures in rustic landscape and floral garlands in blue on off-white ground; with finished edges.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Object Number 
INV.11762c
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group