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Embroidered mourning picture

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Small embroidered mourning picture; black silk embroidered onto white silk plain weave, hand-painted with ink; lone woman with handkerchief mourning over tomb of William Hall; possibly embroidered by Eliza Hall.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Florence A. Chase

American, 1823

  • Attributed to Eliza Hall, American (Massachusetts, Boston), 1810–1837
Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

30.2 x 25.4 cm (11 7/8 x 10 in.) unframed

Accession Number

42.643

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk; hand-painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles