Les Monuments d’Egypte (The Monuments of Egypt) (Furnishing Fabric)
Designed by Jean Baptiste Huet (French, 1745–1811) from engravings by Pagelet (French) and others after paintings by Louis François Cassas (French, 1756–1827) Manufactured by Christophe Philippe Oberkampf, 1738–1815 France, Jouy-en-Josas
Cotton, plain weave; engraved roller and block printed
249.9 × 95.6 cm (98 3/8 × 37 5/8 in.)
Warp repeat: 51.15 cm (20 1/8 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Julian Armstrong, Jr.
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Thurman, Christa C. Mayer, “Neoclassicism on Cloth,” The Art Instutite of Chicago Museum Studies 15,1 (1989), p. 53 (illus. AIC 1976.89) and notes p. 87.
Art Institute of Chicago, Agnes Allerton Gallery. Selected Textile Acquisitions Since 1973, Dec. 15, 1977–Mar. 26, 1978.
Art Institute of Chicago, Elizabeth F. Cheney Textile Gallery, English and French Printed Textiles: History on Cloth, May 1–Aug. 11, 1991.
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