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Jui D' Enfants

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Jouy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of Mrs Ann McColm.

  • Museum number:

    T.205-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of printed cotton toile de Jouy fabric. A large piece of green trellis/diaper grid containing dark blue printed designs and vignettes, some are larger vignettes superimposed on top of the green grid and partially 'concealing' motifs in the compartments of the grid. Great number of motifs and subjects, all with neoclassical Graeco-Roman theme.

Place of Origin

Jouy (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'Dessin 1693 / 50" Machine / D.P.355 Ramm, Son & Crocket / one colour s6257'
Paper label from the reference archive of Ramm, Son & Crocket, where this textile was originally kept.

'Jui D'Enfants'
Pencilled on the reverse of the textile.

Dimensions

Length: 130 cm, Width: 141 cm

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric 'Jui D' Enfants' of printed cotton toile de Jouy, France, ca. 1900

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Printed

Subjects depicted

Bows (weapons); Cornucopia; Shields; Amphorae; Swords; Lozenges; Pomegranates (fruit); Putti; Doves; Drapery; Sacrifice; Serpents; Mythology; Grapes; Flowers; Ewers; Laurel wreaths; Melody pipes; Stars; Goats; Daisies; Masks; Festoons; Corn-stalk; Trays; Quivers; Tambourines; Spears; Eagles; Spade; Olive branches; Panpipes; Classical figures; Torchères (lamps); Hearts (motifs); Ivy; Altars; Birds of prey; Urns; Wreath; Hatchets; Knife; Torches; Lambs; Arrows; Classical profile; Lyres; Rakes; Mirrors; Owls; Tazza; Nest; Fruit

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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