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Embroidered picture of woman sitting under a tree with bird, lion, and donkey; worked in satin and back stitches with silk plied and chenille threads, with sky and part of woman hand painted on applied paper.

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 or American, about 1800

Object Place

United Kingdom or United States

Dimensions

Overall: 40.6 x 33 x 3.8 cm (16 x 13 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.408

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk, plied and chenille threads, with hand-painted applied paper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles