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An embroidered picture, Christ at Emmaus

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Cream colored satin ground, worked with light polychrome silks in satin, knot, couching, stem, and long and short stitches, narrow border striped blue and white, scene showing Christ with two apostles seated at table; lower center embroidered coat of arms flanked by inked inscription: "Dedicato...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward C. Moore, and Miss Mary Magoun Brown, in memory of their mother, Mrs. John Crosby Brown

Italian (Venice), 1793

Object Place

Venice, Italy


22.2 x 21 cm (8 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, ink; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts