Panel

French (Nantes)
about 1785


Object Place: Nantes, France

Dimensions

304 x 79.5 cm (119 11/16 x 31 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.219

Medium or Technique

Cotton printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cotton panel printed in red with design entitled “Telemachus and Calypso” on white ground. Two-and-one-half repeats. Mythological scene depicting Telemachus and Calypso in woodland setting with attendants, enclosed in classical oval cartouche. Other classical and floral ornaments including putti, swags, urns, and medallions. Condition: Fair; square section cut out of one end.

Credit Line

Seth K. Sweetser Fund