Furnishing fabric: Les Colombes (The Doves) - ROM2004_961_25


Furnishing fabric: Les Colombes (The Doves)

Maker: Louis Hippolyte Lebas for Oberkampf
Medium:Roller-printed cotton tabby
Geography: Jouy-en-Josas, France
Date: c. 1818
51 x 88 cm
Object number: 934.4.527.B
Credit Line: Harry Wearne Collection, Gift of Mrs. Harry Wearne
Not on view
DescriptionThis textile has four vertical repeats of neoclassical motifs on a decorated hatched ground: 1) rectangle on caryatid containing cupid driving chariot drawn by boars; 2) two cupids holding lyre and laurel branches alternating with medallion of Athena mask; 3) lozenge shaped medallion containing bowl with doves on rim; 4) two cupids holding tambourine and staves entwined with vines, alternating with medallion of Bacchus mask.
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