Rectangular piece of printed cotton

French
late 18th–early 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

56 x 46.5 cm (22 1/16 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.328

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Coarse cotton ground, printed with woodblocks in brownish purple. Two vertical repeats of design showing two seated women, a goat, and a man in a wooded area. The man holds the goat’s head while one woman lifts its leg and a child in her lap drinks from its udder. The other woman holds two shallow dishes or pans and looks away at a fountain. Many small holes.

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund