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Embroidered and painted picture, Moses Rescued by Pharaoh's Daughter

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Worked on satin ground (originally white), but now painted blue at top shaded to brownish yellow at horizon line, faces and arms and feet of three female figures and upper body and head of infant painted, rest of landscape including foreground, grass, pillars, trees, and palms, and pyramids in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown

English, early 19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

28.8 x 34.3 cm (11 5/16 x 13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.4005

Medium or Technique

Silk, pigment, metal threads, pearls?; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles