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Printed cotton: Médallions et Cartouches à l'Antique

French (Juoy)
About 1805


Object Place: Juoy, France

Dimensions

62.5 x 62.2 cm (24 5/8 x 24 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

59.1041

Medium or Technique

Print on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular piece, “Médallions et Cartouches à l’Antique.” Copperplate print in mauve on natural cotton. Oval medallions down center contain classical figure representing Wisdom. At either side, rows of rectangular cartouches containing carnations, petunias, roses, etc. Scrolls, busts, eroti in interspaces, against a shaded scale ground. Light stains, large patch.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter