Needlework picture

Needlework picture
Title
Needlework picture
Date 
ca. 1912
Medium 
Silk, metal
Dimensions 
Overall: 17 1/4 x 20 3/4 x 1/8 in. ( 43.8 x 52.7 x 0.3 cm )
Description 
Horizontal rectangular needlework picture in various colors of silk floss and silver metallic thread on black silk ground, depicting an eagle with a banner in its beak with a motto on it, the eagle stands on a crest of the American flag, with arrows and laurel leaves near the bottom, in front of four American flags with 48 stars. Horizontal rectangular needlework picture in various colors of silk floss and silver metallic thread on black silk ground, depicting an eagle with a banner in its beak with a motto on it, the eagle stands on a crest of the American flag, with arrows and olive branches near the bottom, in front of four American flags with 48 stars.
Credit Line 
Gift of E. B. Child
Object Number 
1933.143
Gallery Label 
The style of embroidery used on this patriotic picture suggests it was made in Japan or China for the American market.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group