Gift of Rebecca Horn and Michael Horn, in Memory of Walter and Alberta Horn
Embroidered sampler with domestic architectural scene: Two rows of characters: Latin alphabet all capital letters on top row, "1816 CATERINA 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 BALDINI" along second row. Facade of home and garden below rows of characters: Five top floor windows, all empty. Second floor windows: far left little boy and pet in window, far right little girl in window. Balcony between second floor windows: man and woman in fashionable dress each in front two doors to balcony. Planted trees on balcony. Ground floor and garden: Woman in professional or regional costume (flower seller?) carrying flowers to left of house, domestic animals, caged bird, flowering trees in garden.