Embroidered picture

British
about 1800


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall: 29.8 x 24.8 x 3.8 cm (11 3/4 x 9 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.412

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk, plied and chenille threads, with hand-applied color and ink

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered picture of woman sitting under a tree holding branch and bird with lamb also sitting under the tree; worked in satin and back stitches in silk and chenille threads with sky, and part of woman hand painted. In original frame and mount, painted glass; back of frame labeled, “Brooks and Temple, N. 28. Coventry Street.”

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