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Needlework picture

Needlework picture
Needlework picture
Title
Needlework picture
Date 
ca. 1810
Medium 
Silk, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 18 x 24 in. ( 45.7 x 61 cm )
Description 
Horizontal rectangular needlework picture of silk floss and chenille on satin; woman and lamb by trees and stream; sky, partial stream and figure's face painted, stitches include satin, outline, and straight.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Object Number 
1938.60
Marks 
printed: bottom center of glass, obverse: "Laura Reed" printed: top center, reverse: "MAX WILLIAMS / MADISON AVE. / COR. 48TH ST. / OPPOSITE RITZ-CARLTON / New York / No. ____"
Gallery Label 
According to the accession record, this is a picture from the children's rhyme of Mary and her lamb.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group