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Embroidered Picture (England or United States)

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated ca. 1790 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in stem, daisy, speckling and running stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. H.P. Davison. It is credited Gift of Mrs. H.P. Davison.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 27.3 x 31.1 cm (10 3/4 x 12 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (England or United States); silk embroidery on silk foundation; Frame H x W: 27.3 x 31.1 cm (10 3/4 x 12 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. H.P. Davison; 1974-72-9

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