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Printing roller

Object Number: 
Z.1884
Date: 
1780-1830
Medium: 
Wood, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 5 in. ( 54.6 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
relief (inverted): along one edge of printing surface: "The F. E. James Co. . . . 438"
Description: 
Wooden roller for textile printing; floral design outlined in metal applied to surface of wooden roller, with printed pattern visible on surface areas between and surrounding metal strips.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group