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Printed cotton: La Marchande d'Amour

Engraved design, printed in violet and golden yellow. Ground shows lozenge network with daisy in each compartment. In hexagonal medallion, an elderly winged man breaks the bow of Eros? who is consoled by a woman at right. In urn-shaped medallion below, a cherub riding a bow and quiver as a boat....

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy Pleadwell

French (Jouy), About 1817

Object Place

Jouy, France

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton


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