Rectangular piece: Psyché et l'Amour

French (Jouy)
About 1810


Object Place: Juoy, France

Dimensions

70.1 x 68.8 cm (27 5/8 x 27 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.1038

Medium or Technique

Cotton Print

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Copperplate print in mauve on natural cotton. Medallions and scenes showing figures in classical style. Main scene shows Psyche holding lamp over the sleeping Eros. Ground divided into three strips, outer two showing scale pattern, inner showing lozenge trellis. Worn; a number of small holes and patches.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter