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1961

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1962

  • We acquired this object.

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Embroidered Picture, Cat and Snail

This is a Embroidered picture. It was made by Georgiana Brown Harbeson. It is dated 1961–1962 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is wool, linen and its technique is appliqué and embroidery using buttonhole, stem, chain and couching stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Nathan Chaikin. It is credited Gift of Georgiana Brown Harbeson.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 25.5 cm (13 in. x 10 1/16 in.)

It is signed

Embroidered bottom left: GB Harbeson

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture, Cat and Snail; Made by Georgiana Brown Harbeson (American, 1894 - 1980); USA; wool, linen; H x W: 33 x 25.5 cm (13 in. x 10 1/16 in.); Gift of Georgiana Brown Harbeson; 1962-97-1

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