Embroidered picture

British or American
about 1800

Object Place: United Kingdom or United States


Overall: 40.6 x 33 x 3.8 cm (16 x 13 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk, plied and chenille threads, with hand-painted applied paper

Not On View


Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Embroidered picture of woman sitting under a tree with bird, lion, and donkey; worked in satin and back stitches with silk plied and chenille threads, with sky and part of woman hand painted on applied paper.


Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall