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Embroidered Picture, The Shepherdess of the Alps, 1796

This is a Embroidered picture. It was embroidered by Sarah Rogers. It is dated 1796 and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk and its technique is back, split 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

31.5 x 36.5 cm (12 3/8 x 14 3/8 in.)

It is signed

embroidered " Sarah Rogers. finished 25th Novr 1796"

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture, The Shepherdess of the Alps, 1796; Embroidered by Sarah Rogers (English); England; silk embroidery on silk; 31.5 x 36.5 cm (12 3/8 x 14 3/8 in.); Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe; 1941-69-54

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