Embroidered picture: The Kiss Given

American
after 1747
Embroidered by Love Rawlins Pickman (American, 1732–1809)


Object Place: Salem, Massachusetts

Dimensions

41.9 x 57.8 cm (16.5 x 22.75 in.) framed

Accession Number

39.239

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic thread

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered picture after Jean Baptiste Pater’s painting, Le baiser donné. Black silk satin embroidered with silk and metallic yarn; original frame.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Martha C. Codman (later Mrs. Maxim Karolik), May 25, 1921. Transferred to M. & M. Karolik Collection of 18th century American Arts, January 12, 1939.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts