Rectangular piece of printed cotton
late 18th–early 19th century
Object Place: France
56 x 46.5 cm (22 1/16 x 18 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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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.
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