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Miniature embroidered picture

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Embroidered picture mounted in pocket watch; worked in cross and satin stitches and inscribed "When this you see/think of me" with two birds and Roumanian stitch border.

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 (circular frame): 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.393

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles