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Picture, embroidered silk

Early 19th century
Worked by Judith Bailey

Object Place: America

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered, satin, satin stitches

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Picture, worked at Bradford Academy by Judith Bailey, great-grandmother of donor. Ivory satin ground, embroidered with polychrome silks in split and satin stitches. Shows a bouquet of mixed flowers bound at the stems with a narrow yellow ribbon. Circular composition. Some of the silks rotted out. Satin cracked and shows loose wefts where warp have broken. Intended to be framed with circulat mat.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Fanny A. Sargent