Embroidered picture: Joseph Presenting Jacob to Pharoah

19th century
After Ferdinand Bol (Dutch, 1616–1680)

Object Place: Probably United States


78 x 30 x 7 cm (30 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool embroidery with paint on silk, and gilded wood frame with glass

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts



Joseph presenting Jacob to Pharoah, after painting by Ferdinand Bol in the Dresden Gallery. Worked with wool in long straight stitches. Colors: chiefly red, blue, brown, yellow and cream. Faces painted on silk. Gilt frame.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Hicks