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Cutwork design with scenes from daily life

About 1740–60
Sarah Winslow West Deming (1722–1793 or 1794)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Sheet (approximately): 11 x 15 cm (4 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.); Frame: 15.8 x 17.8 x 1.5 cm (6 1/4 x 7 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1990.368

Medium or Technique

White paper cut, pricked, and mounted on dark blue background (framed)

Not On View

Classifications

Silhouettes

Landscape with houses, oxcart, horses, many other animals and human figures

Inscription

Fragment of old label attached to back: "Done by Sarah Deming with scissors & pins supposed in 1749"

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs Julius McNutt Ramsay, Jr.