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Embroidered picture

Pictorial embroidery depicting a stylized turreted church, tree, and clouds rendered in brightly-colored wool yarns color blocks in satin, laid and couched stitches, creating a stencil-like effect.


Given to Gillian C. Creelman upon death of the artist in the early 1960s; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Gillian C. Creelman

American, late 1910s to early 1920s

Object Place

United States


Overall: 33 x 21.6 cm (13 x 8 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave embroidered with wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts