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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

59.581

Medium or Technique

Cotton copper-roller print

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles