Miniature embroidered picture

British
about 1800


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall (circular frame): 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.393

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Embroidered picture mounted in pocket watch; worked in cross and satin stitches and inscribed “When this you see/think of me” with two birds and Roumanian stitch border.

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall