Embroidery of woman with baby in tree

Object Number: 
1948.389
Date: 
1790-1820
Medium: 
Silk, paint, metal, ink
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 16 in. ( 40.6 x 40.6 cm )
Marks: 
handwritten: back bottom center, vertically in pencil: "Stillman"
Description: 
Circular embroidered picture with various colors silk floss on satin; woman with cupid and child by tree, sky and faces and skin of three figures painted, spangles bordering picture, floral motif border; stitches include satin, straight, knots, chain, cross, outline.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Anna Gillingham
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group