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Linen plain weave, embroidered with wool and silk, (brown, blue and white silk in tent stitch). Grassy, hilly landscape with seated figure of a woman holding a bouquet of flowers in left hand and a sickle in her right, possibly Summer; oak trees left and right. In foreground, Cupid, dogs, lamb,...

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Provenance

Elsie T. Friedman; bequest to MFA

Credit Line

Bequest of Elsie T. Friedman

American, 1739

Object Place

[Boston], New England colonies

Dimensions

27.7 x 23 cm (10 7/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.22

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles