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Needlework picture

Needlework picture
Title
Needlework picture
Date 
1795-1825
Medium 
Silk, paper, paint, ink
Dimensions 
overall (as framed): 4 1/2 x 45 x 41 1/2 in. ( 11.4 x 114.3 x 105.4 cm )
Description 
Horizontal rectangular needlework picture in gilt frame; landscape scene depicting a man on the left watching a woman in gold Empire-style dress standing in a gondola, floating down a stream surrounded by trees and shrubs; far background, sky, stream and mountains are painted on silk, both figures' heads and hands are of painted paper; gondola and foliage worked in chenille of various natural colors, predominantly browns and golds, both figures worked in satin stitch with silk floss.
Object Number 
X.172
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group