Painted velvet of still life with fruit

Painted velvet of still life with fruit
Title
Painted velvet of still life with fruit
Date 
1800-1840
Medium 
Silk, paint
Dimensions 
Overall: 19 x 22 in. ( 48.3 x 55.9 cm )
Description 
Theorem painting on silk velvet of fruit and leaves with a knife; painted with yellow, brown, green, black, and grey on a white ground.
Credit Line 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman
Object Number 
1937.359
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