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Printed cotton: scenes from the life of Belisarius

Scenes from the life of Belisarius including: Belisarius presenting his daughter to the emperor; meeting of Belisarius and Gelimir; villagers doing homage to Belisarius; and Belisarius receiving alms. Ground of spirals. Two widths sewn together; probably roller printed; quality of engraving poor....

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, Late 18th–early 19th century

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Printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts