Fragment of needlepoint

English
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

14.5 x 51 cm (5 11/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1178

Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidery; gros-point, petit-point

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of needlepoint, loosely woven natural colored linen, design shows part of a conventionalized floral ornament, branches with cherries and leaves, tail and wings of a bird, worked with brilliant colored wools on a black background in gros-point, cherries and the bird worked in petit-point, worked with worsted threads and some silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison