Embroidered picture

American
Colonial
mid-18th century


Object Place: probably Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

42 x 42.3 x 2.9 cm (16 9/16 x 16 5/8 x 1 1/8 in.) Including frame

Accession Number

52.390

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic yarns, wood frame with glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered picture of couple in a landscape; ivory silk satin embroidered with polychrome silk and metallic thread in satin, stem, and knot stitch; black wooden frame may be original.

Provenance

Claggett Wilson, by 1941; purchased by the MFA, 1952.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund