Needlework picture

Object Number: 
1953.42
Date: 
ca. 1839
Medium: 
Silk, cotton, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 17 1/2 x 25 5/8 x 1/8 in. ( 44.4 x 65.1 x 0.3 cm )
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular needlework picture in various colors of silk and cotton floss on silk ground, depicts the green at Yale College and the State House at New Haven, Connecticut, the structures, and foreground and the tree trunks are worked in silk floss satin stitch, the foliage on the trees and bushes are worked in cotton floss knots, the sky, background trees and portions of the foreground are painted.
Credit Line: 
Gift of George H. Danforth
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group