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Printed cotton: La Marchande d'Amour

French (Jouy)
About 1817


Object Place: Jouy, France

Dimensions

50.2 x 38 cm (19 3/4 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.264

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Engraved design, printed in violet and golden yellow. Ground shows lozenge network with daisy in each compartment. In hexagonal medallion, an elderly winged man breaks the bow of Eros? who is consoled by a woman at right. In urn-shaped medallion below, a cherub riding a bow and quiver as a boat. Selvedge and edge of plates at right. A few small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell