This is a beautiful original mid 19th century French hand painted gouache design or cartoon on heavy paper and dated 1849,  It came from Lyon, a super hand painted 19th century design for reference, it would look great framed.

It measures about 19" by 14" or 48 cm by 35.5 cm. This was a working design, so there may be some signs of wear & tear commensurate with age & use, with possibly some creases, tears, patination, marks, please see photos for individual condition.

Beautiful Antique Hand Painted French Fabric Design - Dated 1849