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.
Purchased by Mr. and Mrs. Berger; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Berger in memory of Susan Jeannette Westfall
British or American, about 1800
United Kingdom or United States
Overall: 40.6 x 33 x 3.8 cm (16 x 13 x 1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave embroidered with silk, plied and chenille threads, with hand-painted applied paper