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Needlework picture

2006.44.941 (RS10433)

Description

Needlework picture done in an Asian style, perhaps Japanese. It is divided into two pieces; each piece is the same scene. The first oval is a woman looking out of her window. The second oval is of her house and the nature around it. The third oval is the woman standing outside in the vegetation. Around each oval are images of vegetation. It is worked in polychrome and gold threads on a silk satin ground.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
thread
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
needlework (visual works)
Picture, Needlework
thread
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
9 14/16 x 8 11/16 x 4/16 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.941
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222795

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