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Copper-roller printed in mauve on tabby-woven cotton ground. Vignettes of classical figures, including Dibutade tracing her lover, Orpheus and Eurydice, Pygmalian, and Alexander, illustrate themes of the origins of the arts.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Choate

French, 1816

Object Place

Jouy-en-Josas, France


62.5 x 41.6 cm (24 5/8 x 16 3/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton copper-roller print


Textiles and Fashion Arts