Embroidered mourning picture

British
about 1800


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall: 31.1 x 26 x 3.2 cm (12 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.407

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk, with hand-applied color and ink

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered picture of a woman mourning at Werter’s tomb.

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall