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Crow Steals the Coin

Small pictorial needlework picture of crow with a coin in its mouth, framed on four sides, worked in pile-like needle punch technique

Provenance

May 21, 1992, sold by the Mobilia Gallery, Cambridge, MA to Mrs. Farago, Little Compton, RI; 2012, year-end gift of the Daphne Farago Collection to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

The Daphne Farago Collection

Copyright

©Missy Stevens

American, 1991

Dimensions

Height x width: 6 1/2 x 5 in. (16.5 x 12.7 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1260

Medium or Technique

Cotton, silk, and rayon; needle-punch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts