late 17th–early 18th century
115 x 38 cm (45 1/4 x 14 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.58 long x 0.38 deep
Medium or Technique
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Design: Juno seated on bank of cloud, peacock before her, about to be struck by arrow shot by cupid, eagle and trumpeter above. The figures and elaborate rococo ornament worked with cloth stitch “toilé,” detailed by “mailles à cinq trous,” “point d’esprit,” “point grillé” etc., accented by occasional woven outlines. Heading sewed on upper edge.
Gift of Mrs. William Hewson Baltzell