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Embroidered mourning picture

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Mourning picture of woman at Shakespeare's tomb; worked in satin, cable, chain, and other fancy stitches with speckling and part of woman hand painted.

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: 40.6 x 35.6 x 4.4 cm (16 x 14 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.413

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk, with hand-applied color and ink

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles