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Embroidered picture

American
1928–29
Artist Marian Buck Stoll (American, 1879–1960)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

59.7 x 50.8 cm (23.5 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

2001.672

Medium or Technique

Linen; plain weave embroidered with wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pictorial embroidery of adobe mission church in a barren landscape. Embroidered with wool in satin stitch, creating a painterly effect. Embroidered with initials ” M.S.” and date 28 or 29, second number illegible, nail holes around edges indicating it was framed.

Provenance

Given to Gillian C. Creelman upon artist's death in the early 1960s; gift to MFA, September 26, 2001.

Credit Line

Gift of Gillian C. Creelman

Copyright

Gift of Gillian Creelman