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Miniature embroidered picture

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Embroidered round miniature picture, worked in buttonhole and chain stitches and inscribed in black silk, "That you may win and wear an unfading crown and enjoy eternal life."

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): 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2003.395

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles