Overall: 16 x 13 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 40.6 x 34.9 x 0.3 cm )
handwritten: reverse of frame: "Tapestry Embroidery-- / made by some one / about the time of the / Revolutionary War / formerly (illeg.)"
Oval needlework picture worked in various colors of silk floss and chenille on vertical rectangular silk ground, the pastoral scene depicts a female figure with lambs near bushes and trees, the sky, mountains, and the figure's head and hands are painted, satin, couching and straight stitches.
Gift of George C. McWhorter
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