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Pictorial embroidery of seated piping shepherd and shepherdess. Plain weave linen ground embroidered with silk and wool in tent stitch.

Provenance

Lent by Maxim Karolik, February 11, 1944.

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik

American (Boston), about 1745

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts

Dimensions

Overall: 43.7 x 56.7 cm (17 3/16 x 22 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

44.750

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles