Embroidered picture: Joseph Presenting Jacob to Pharoah

19th century
After Ferdinand Bol (Dutch, 1616–1680)


Object Place: Probably United States

Dimensions

78 x 30 x 7 cm (30 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.29.49

Medium or Technique

Wool embroidery with paint on silk, and gilded wood frame with glass

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Joseph presenting Jacob to Pharoah, after painting by Ferdinand Bol in the Dresden Gallery. Worked with wool in long straight stitches. Colors: chiefly red, blue, brown, yellow and cream. Faces painted on silk. Gilt frame.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Hicks