Rectangular fragment: Les Losanges

French (Jouy)
1800


Object Place: Juoy, France

Dimensions

Overall: 63.2 x 58.1 cm (24 7/8 x 22 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.1040

Medium or Technique

Cotton; copper-plate printed

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment, made up of two pieces, of “Medaillons et Cartouches à l’Antique.” Copperplate print in mauve on natural cotton ground. Short repeat shows figures and medallions in classical style. In one round medallion, Eros astride a bull. A swag of grape vines connects the medallions. Worn and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter