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Embroidered Picture (England), 1777

This is a Embroidered picture. It was embroidered by Nancy Bullocks. It is dated 1777 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery, cotton foundation and its technique is cross, tent, satin, and stem stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe. It is credited Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.

Its dimensions are

50.5 x 42 cm (19 7/8 x 16 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

"Nancy Bullocks, Work Aged, 10 Worked September 27,1777

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (England), 1777; Embroidered by Nancy Bullocks ; silk embroidery, cotton foundation; 50.5 x 42 cm (19 7/8 x 16 9/16 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-212

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