Embroidered and painted picture, Moses Rescued by Pharaoh's Daughter

English
early 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

28.8 x 34.3 cm (11 5/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.4005

Medium or Technique

Silk, pigment, metal threads, pearls?; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Worked on satin ground (originally white), but now painted blue at top shaded to brownish yellow at horizon line, faces and arms and feet of three female figures and upper body and head of infant painted, rest of landscape including foreground, grass, pillars, trees, and palms, and pyramids in background embroidered in long and short, couching, stem, and split stitches with polychrome silks and green chenille; several stains including ink stain, several scratched places.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown