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Embroidered picture of landscape with large floral vase in center, canvas probably drawn in England and imported to colonies. Embroidered with polychrome wool and silk yarns with a variety of stitches

Signed

Ester Powell

Provenance

Lent by Bernon E. Helme, Kingston, RI, in 1941.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

American, second quarter 18th century

  • Embroidered by Ester Powell, American (Providence, RI), born in 1718
Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island

Dimensions

45 x 80 cm (17 11/16 x 31 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

44.689

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles