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Education Maternelle

  • Object:

    Furnishing fabric

  • Place of origin:

    Jouy (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Plate-printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of Mrs Ann McColm.

  • Museum number:

    T.207-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of toile de Jouy printed cotton. Red print on white depicting neoclassical imagery and motifs - an 18th century vignette of a mother with two small children and a maid servant.

Place of Origin

Jouy (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Plate-printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'Education Maternelle'
Handwritten in pencil on reverse of design

'Manufacture Francaise de / Toile de Jouy / Nimero du dessin - 1014 / Largeurs établies ...80 & red.... / Largeurs des piece .................... / Prix ..........................'
Paper label pasted to corner of textile.

Dimensions

Width: 79 cm, Length: 92 cm

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric of toile de Jouy printed cotton 'Education Maternelle', Jouy, ca. 1900

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Plate-printing

Subjects depicted

Children; Scrolling foliage; Roses; Cymbals; Women; Wooden horse (toy); Cups; Balls (recreational artifacts); Apricot; Acanthus; Fruit; Birds; Playing cards; Cornucopia; Foliage; Pheasants; Cupids; Classical figures; Lions; Mother and children; Servants; Childhood; Dogs; Education; Laurel wreaths; Peaches; Grapes; Maternity; Melody pipes; Serpents; Butterflies; Tray; Dancing; Boys; Pears; Fauns; Putti

Categories

Textiles; Children & Childhood; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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