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Embroidered picture: Joseph Presenting Jacob to Pharoah

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Joseph presenting Jacob to Pharoah, after painting by Ferdinand Bol in the Dresden Gallery. Worked with wool in long straight stitches. Colors: chiefly red, blue, brown, yellow and cream. Faces painted on silk. Gilt frame.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma E. Hicks

19th century

Object Place

Probably United States


78 x 30 x 7 cm (30 11/16 x 11 13/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool embroidery with paint on silk, and gilded wood frame with glass


Textiles and Fashion Arts