Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859)

Designer:
Nicolas Romain (1808–1858)
Date:
1856
Culture:
French, Lyons
Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
H. 20 3/4 x W. 16 1/4 inches (52.7 x 41.3 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Elisa Parada de Migel, 1959
Accession Number:
59.25.2
Not on view
Signature: Lyon NR 1856.

Inscription: (around portrait medallion) ASIA-AFRICA-AMERICA-OCEANIA-EUROPA-; (on book covers below medallion) COSMOS/ALEXANDER von HUMBOLDT
Mrs. Elisa Parada de Migel (until 1959; to MMA)
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