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Printed cotton: Médallions et Cartouches à l'Antique

French (Juoy)
About 1805

Object Place: Juoy, France


62.5 x 62.2 cm (24 5/8 x 24 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Print on cotton

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Rectangular piece, “Médallions et Cartouches à l’Antique.” Copperplate print in mauve on natural cotton. Oval medallions down center contain classical figure representing Wisdom. At either side, rows of rectangular cartouches containing carnations, petunias, roses, etc. Scrolls, busts, eroti in interspaces, against a shaded scale ground. Light stains, large patch.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Streeter