Requires Photography

Hanging

French (Nantes)
About 1789


Object Place: Nantes, French

Dimensions

143 x 85 cm (56 5/16 x 33 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.491

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

“Le Char de l’Aurore”, produced by Favre, Petitpierre and Cie., including classical scenes of a chariot drawn on the clouds by the two horses and surrounded by women, Apollo with Daphne, plus architectural elements. Red on white cotton ground. Scalloped lower edge; rings attached to upper edge. Same print appears partially on reverse and is much less faded than obverse. Slightly soiled in some couched repairs.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection