Chair seat with shepherdess and piping shepherd

American
Colonial
second quarter 18th century
Embroidered by Rooksby Creese (American, born in Boston, 1703)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

49.3 x 62 cm (19 7/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.769

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk threads embroidered on linen ground with shepherdess and piping shepherd

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Provenance

Rooksby Creese through family to Lily Lois Howe; gift to the MFA, November 13, 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lois Lilley Howe