Picture

probably German
early 19th century


Object Place: Germany

Dimensions

47.5 x 41.5 cm (18 11/16 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2307

Medium or Technique

Linen canvas ground with wool embroidery, gold pigment and black flock

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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.

Credit Line

Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt