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Printed cotton: scenes from the life of Belisarius

French
Late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

105 x 88 cm (41 5/16 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.501

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Scenes from the life of Belisarius including: Belisarius presenting his daughter to the emperor; meeting of Belisarius and Gelimir; villagers doing homage to Belisarius; and Belisarius receiving alms. Ground of spirals. Two widths sewn together; probably roller printed; quality of engraving poor. Monochrome printed in purple. Condition: some tears and mends.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection