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[Piece of] printed cotton

French
1800–20


Object Place: France

Dimensions

140.5 cm (55 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.321

Medium or Technique

Cotton; printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Plate printed cotton, full loom width. Scenes from the life of Belisarius, including: villagers going before Belisarius, Belisarius receiving alms, meeting of Belisarius and Gelimer, Bulgarian chief releasing emperor and Tiberius at request of Belisarius, and Belisarius presenting his daughter to emperor. Printed in purplish-red with scenes scattered against ground of spirals.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Marika Raisz