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Picture, embroidered silk

American
Early 19th century
Worked by Judith Bailey


Object Place: America

Accession Number

53.1089

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered, satin, satin stitches

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Picture, worked at Bradford Academy by Judith Bailey, great-grandmother of donor. Ivory satin ground, embroidered with polychrome silks in split and satin stitches. Shows a bouquet of mixed flowers bound at the stems with a narrow yellow ribbon. Circular composition. Some of the silks rotted out. Satin cracked and shows loose wefts where warp have broken. Intended to be framed with circulat mat.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Fanny A. Sargent