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Needlepoint picture: Familien Glück

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Worked in New England after a German (Berlin) design: cf. 55.451. Needlepoint picture, framed and glazed: "Familien Glück". Canvas ground, embroidered with polychrome wools and silks in cross-stitch and tent stitch. Shows a family at open door of a cottage: mother seated at threshhols holding...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emily Douglas Furness

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

87.5 x 69.5 x 3.3 cm (34 7/16 x 27 3/8 x 1 5/16 in.) Including frame

Accession Number

58.1172

Medium or Technique

Cotton canvas with wool and silk embroidery and wood frame with glass

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles