Embroidered picture: Shepherdess and piper

American
about 1745
Embroidered by Mary Fleet (Massachusetts (Boston), 1729–1796)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

59.7 x 57.2 cm (23 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

41.6

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen embroidered in tent stitch with silk and wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered picture of piping shepherd and shepherdess in a landscape, surrounded by sheep, dogs, and stags; linen plain weave canvas embroidered in tent stitch with polychrome wool and silk; edged with green ribbon

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund and Anonymous gift