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Rectangular piece: "Melide et sa Mère"

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Copperplate engraving, printed in mauve on tabby-woven cotton ground. Two vignettes repeated on a shaded ground strewn with leafy sprigs: one shows a youth rowing, labelled "DEPART DU Pr NAVIGATEUR", other showing a girl standing before an elderly woman, labelled "MELIDE ET SA MÈRE." Faded; a few...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Choate

French, 1800–35

Object Place

France

Dimensions

38.2 x 90.8 cm (15 1/16 x 35 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.582

Medium or Technique

Cotton print

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles