Chef De Piece, Psyche et l'amour, ca. 1790
This is a chef de piece. It was manufactured by Petitpierre & Compe. Nantes. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed by engraved copper plate on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Cora Ginsburg.
Its dimensions are
Warp: 38.5 cm (15 1/4 in.). Weft: 86.5 cm (34 in.) All edges cut.
It is inscribed
"PETITPIERRE & COMPe A NANTES BON TEINT" within box.
Cite this object as
Chef De Piece, Psyche et l'amour, ca. 1790; Manufactured by Petitpierre & Compe. Nantes (France); France; cotton; Warp: 38.5 cm (15 1/4 in.). Weft: 86.5 cm (34 in.) All edges cut.; Gift of Cora Ginsburg; 1994-80-12