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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 1961 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is wool, linen, silk and its technique is embroidered using couching and chain stitch on a 3/1 twill damask. 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 upper left: EPM 1961

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture, Cat and Snail; Made by Edith Park Martin (American); USA; wool, linen, silk; H x W: 32 x 24.5 cm (12 5/8 x 9 5/8 in.); Gift of Edith Park Martin; 1962-96-3

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