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Embroidered mourning picture

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Embroidered picture of a woman mourning at Werter's tomb.

Provenance

Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall

British, about 1800

Object Place

United Kingdom

Dimensions

Overall: 31.1 x 26 x 3.2 cm (12 1/4 x 10 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.407

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk, with hand-applied color and ink

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles