Picture

American
1800


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

35 x 29 cm (13 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

67.956

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk embroidery with linen backing, and gilded wood frame with reverse painted glass

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Worked on cream-colored silk using white, pink, yellow, pale green and blue silk yarns, mainly in long and short stitch. Shows a girl in white empire dress holding a garland, standing next to a table with a basket of flowers on it. Branch with drooping leaves forms oval border. Framed and glazed, with painted mat. Ground cloth has one large and several small holes. Colors faded.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Donald Scott