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Miniature embroidered picture

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Embroidered round miniature with woman in neo-classical dress in landscape; worked in satin, knot and stem stitches.

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): 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.394

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles