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Watch paper

Description

Seventy-nine paper sheets printed with images of a compass with days of the week, months, and dates. Ninety 'compasses' printed on sheet. "Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense" printed at the center of each compass ("Shame on Anyone Who Thinks Evil Of It." This is the motto of the Order of the Garter. Rolled papers covered in a brown canvas wrapper.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Inscriptions
"ANGLAIS" (printed)
Location of origin
France; England
Material
canvas
paper (fiber product)
Object type
Written Communication T&E; Writing Media
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
canvas
Coated Canvas
Paper
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Dimensions
21 x 17 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1996.71
GUSN
10881

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