Needlework picture

Needlework picture
Needlework picture
Date:
1838
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk, Chenille And Ink; Embroidery (satin Stitch, French Knots, Couching)
Dimensions:
68.6 x 45.7 x 0.3 cm (27 x 18 x 1/8 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
2013.43.1
Acquisition Date:
2013-10-16
Credit Line:

Gift of Rebecca Horn and Michael Horn, in Memory of Walter and Alberta Horn

Needlepainting, Pastoral scene: Two small figures (girl and boy) herding three sheep with one dog. Larger standing male figure (man) presenting bird's next to seated female figure (woman). All in regional dress. Two leafy trees flanking one flowering tree. Two large (oversized) birds. Caption written or painted in black at bottom: "RITA DE CASSIA DA SILVA DE LED DE 14 ANNOS, O FEZ. 1838

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