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Embroidered Picture

Embroidered silk picture of young couple in the country; woman sitting in a tree wearing a gold dress in the center. To her left there is a dog. To her right a boy is sitting with a basket in his lap and also presenting the woman with a basket. In the background there are rolling hills,...

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Provenance

June 30, 2011, by inheritance from Margaret Cross to Jane Cross; 2011, gift of Jane Cross to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Cross in memory of Margaret Cross

American, Wrentham, Massachusetts, early 19th century

Dimensions

Framed: 20 x 22 in. (50.8 x 55.9 cm) Unframed: 14 1/2 x 16 in. (36.8 x 40.6 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2230

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave embroidered with silk in couching, knot, satin and split stitches, hand painted with gouache

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles