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Curtain

French (Jouy)
about 1785
Designed by Jean-Baptiste Huet (French, 1745–1811)


Object Place: Jouy, France

Dimensions

195 x 136 cm (76 3/4 x 53 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.588a

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

“Les Quartes parties du Monde”, designed by J.B. Huet. Ground: white, Design: printed in red from engraved copper plate. Asia is represented by an altar with attendants, camel and birds; Africa by woman wearing elephant headdress, and elephant, ostrich, lion, serpent, and children; America by savages capturing a crocadile.

Credit Line

Anita Manson Linzee Fund