Small memorial embroidery

English
about 1827


Object Place: England

Dimensions

18.2 x 17 cm (7 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4065

Medium or Technique

Wool, Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Small memorial embroidery worked with dark brown, yellowish brown, dark bluish green, gray and white silks in cross stitch on white wool ground, central large memorial plaque with inscription, “Thomas Lovell died Feb. 12, 1822”, under design: “my years were only seven”, edged with pink taffeta ribbon; several small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown