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Printed cotton: La Marchande d'Amour

French (Jouy)
About 1817

Object Place: Jouy, France


50.2 x 38 cm (19 3/4 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Engraved design, printed in violet and golden yellow. Ground shows lozenge network with daisy in each compartment. In hexagonal medallion, an elderly winged man breaks the bow of Eros? who is consoled by a woman at right. In urn-shaped medallion below, a cherub riding a bow and quiver as a boat. Selvedge and edge of plates at right. A few small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell