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Panel of printed cotton

Dated 1821

Object Place: France


84.4 x 86.3 cm (33 1/4 x 34 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



History of Belisarius printed iin cherry red, copperplate or roller. Six scenes against all-over background of draped banners and spear points: “Villageois allant au Devant de Belisaire,” “Belisaire Recevant l’Aumone,” “Rencontre de Belisaire et de Celimer (?),” “Un Chef de Bulgares Delivrant l’Empereur et Tibere a la Priere de Belisaire,” uncaptioned scene showing Belisarius and child with bound ankles, “Belisaire Presentant sa Fille à l’Empereur.” Cotton browned; several small holes and tears; pieced upper right corner. Selvedge along right side.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lester Werman