Cotton fragment: Vulcan and Juno and Jupiter and Venus

French
Late 18th century


Dimensions

88.2 x 46.5 cm (34 3/4 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.939a-c

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

“Jouy print”. Copper plate engraving in red. The ground is covered with a scale pattern of diamonds. On (a), are Vulcan forging armor and Juno in a chariot drawn by peacocks. On one border are the signs of the Zodiac, on the other eagles, lizards, fishnets, musical instruments, rakes, etc. On (b), are Venus in a shell drawn by dolphins and Jupiter with a cornucopia. Pieced.

Provenance

Purchased of F. H. Bigelow

Credit Line

Museum purchase