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Cotton fragment: Vulcan and Juno and Jupiter and Venus

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"Jouy print". Copper plate engraving in red. The ground is covered with a scale pattern of diamonds. On (a), are Vulcan forging armor and Juno in a chariot drawn by peacocks. On one border are the signs of the Zodiac, on the other eagles, lizards, fishnets, musical instruments, rakes, ...

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Provenance

Purchased of F. H. Bigelow

Credit Line

Museum purchase

French, Late 18th century

Dimensions

88.2 x 46.5 cm (34 3/4 x 18 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.939a-c

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles