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Embroidered picture

American
1926
Artist Marian Buck Stoll (American, 1879–1960)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 59.7 x 49.5 cm (23 1/2 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.331

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Needlework picture depicting a city street, embroidered with wool in long and short stitches creating a Cubist-inspired painterly effect. Initials “MS 26” embroidered in lower, right hand corner.

Signed

Embroidered with "MS 26" in lower, right hand corner

Provenance

Given to Gillian C. Creelman upon death of the artist in the early 1960s; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Gillian C. Creelman