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Embroidered Picture, Cat and Snail

This is a Embroidered picture. It was made by Mrs. Alastair B. Martin. It is dated 1962 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is silk and its technique is embroidered using chain and couching stitches on machine woven compound fabric of 8-harness satin, 3/1 twill and plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Edith Park Martin.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 32 x 24.5 cm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

It is signed

Embroidered lower left: EPM 1962

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture, Cat and Snail; Made by Edith Park Martin (American); USA; silk; H x W: 32 x 24.5 cm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.); Gift of Edith Park Martin; 1962-96-2

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