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Copper-plate printed in purple

"Les Quatre Parties du Monde," first designed by J.B. Huet for Oberkampf around 1788. This cotton may be a late printing from plate. Africa is represented by an elephant, ostrich, children playing with snakes, child astride lion, woman holding cornucopia; Asia: camel and 2 women before circular...

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Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French (Jouy), Late 18th century

Object Place

Jouy, France

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts