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Decorative Touches

Needlework picture made of blue fabric ground with central image of lidded urn embroidered in yellow threads, surrounded by stitched hands and leaves. Border formed of bold and blue striped fabric.

Provenance

September 12, 1996, 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

©Tom Lundberg

1993

Dimensions

Height x width: 18 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. (46.4 x 46.4 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1266

Medium or Technique

Hand and machine stitching, velvet and mixed fibers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Fiber arts