early 19th century
Object Place: Germany
47.5 x 41.5 cm (18 11/16 x 16 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen canvas ground with wool embroidery, gold pigment and black flock
Not On View
Canvas ground, embroidered in cross stitch with pale orange-pink wool. Pattern rendered by unembroidered areas of canvas, painted gold and lined with black flock. Chinoiserie design showing pagodas, stairs and figures connected by undulating branches. Canvas split in some of the gold areas. Wool faded. Repairs show as spots of lighter colored wool.
Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt