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Embroidered in polychrome wools in tent stitch on natural colored linen canvas. In the center, a shepherdess strolling in a rustic setting. In one hand she carries a staff and in the other a bouquet. In the foreground, a dog and a lamb (?), and in the background a small house. The picture is...

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Credit Line

Bequest of George Nixon Black

English, 1700–50


Overall: 44 x 41 cm (17 5/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen and wool; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts