Needlework picture

Object Number: 
X.172
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.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group