Embroidered panel, possibly intended for a bag

American
18th–19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 34 cm (14 9/16 x 13 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

32.68

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk threads and gilt metal thread embroidery and ink

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A piece of white satin intended for a bag. On it is embroidered, with colored silks in satin stitch with French knots, in an oval frame, a picture of a child with a lamb. The sky and head have been painted with water color.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Martha C. Codman, Jan.1922

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Maxim Karolik