Printed cotton with scenes from the story of Joseph

French
late 18th or early 19th century


Dimensions

70.5 x 64.6 cm (27 3/4 x 25 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.171

Medium or Technique

Copper plate engraving on cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Printed with reddish violet. Scenes from the story of Joseph, with the subjects printed under each scene - “JOSEPH VENDU PAR SES FRERES” “LES FRERES DE JOSEPH ENVOIENT SA ROBE A JACOB” “JOSEPH EXPLIANT LES SONGES DE PHARAON” “JOSEPH SE FAIT RECONNAITRE DE SES FRERES”. Pieced and torn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frank L. Perrin