L'hommage de l'Amerique a la France (toile), 1785-1790
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Jouy-en-Josas, France
Cotton; H. 57 in, W. 36 3/4 in.
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library (Winterthur, Del.)
Among the lengths of fabric that survive from the 18th century are many, now called "toiles de Jouy," that are printed with brightly colored, monochromatic pastoral, historic, or exotic scenes. One of the better known is titled "America's homage to France."
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