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Painted textile of bowl of fruit with bird

Painted textile of bowl of fruit with bird
Title
Painted textile of bowl of fruit with bird
Date 
1800-1840
Medium 
Velveteen
Dimensions 
Overall: 15 1/2 x 20 1/4 in. ( 39.4 x 51.4 cm )
Description 
Theorem painting on velveteen of a bowl of fruit and leaves with a bird and a butterfly above; colors include blue, yellow, green, black, and gold.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.356
Gallery Label 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Provenance 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group