Fabric length: "Les Sciences et les Arts"

French
1816


Object Place: Jouy-en-Josas, France

Dimensions

62.5 x 41.6 cm (24 5/8 x 16 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.581

Medium or Technique

Cotton copper-roller print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Copper-roller printed in mauve on tabby-woven cotton ground. Vignettes of classical figures, including Dibutade tracing her lover, Orpheus and Eurydice, Pygmalian, and Alexander, illustrate themes of the origins of the arts.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Choate