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Amour Domptant Lion

  • 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.208-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Furnishing fabric of toile de Jouy printed cotton. Red print on white depicting neoclassical imagery including a child riding a lion.

Place of Origin

Jouy (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Plate-printed cotton

Marks and inscriptions

'Amour Domptant Lion'
Handwritten in pencil on reverse of design

Dimensions

Width: 77 cm, Length: 98 cm

Descriptive line

Furnishing fabric of toile de Jouy printed cotton 'Amour Domptant Lion', Jouy, ca. 1900

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Plate-printing

Subjects depicted

Cornucopias; Ewers; Vines; Tambourines; Triangles; Putti; Melody pipes; Fauns; Scrolling foliage; Grapes; Caryatids; Berries; Classical profile; Masks; Mandalas; Ribbons; Amphorae; Lions; Panpipes; Branches; Arrows; Lion masks

Categories

Textiles; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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