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Embroidered picture of a man surrounded by three children, two girls and a boy, on a country lane with trees and hedges. Polychrome floss silk and chenille yarns on a cream colored silk ground. The sky and other parts of the background, as well as the heads and hands of the figures, are...

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Provenance

Collection of Elizabeth Day McCormick; gift to the MFA, October 14, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English or American, Early 19th century

Object Place

England or U.S.A.

Dimensions

40.5 x 48.5 cm (15 15/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.1026

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave ground embroidered with silk and chenille threads, paint

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles