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Framed textile

Description

Framed textile depicting a genre scene in shades of brown. In the foreground are four villagers, one family with two young children, two men arguing, and an organ grinder. In the middleground are two riders, one woman and one man, speaking to each other. The scene takes place in a rural setting.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Merry Christmas/Stephen & Anna/from/James & Ida" (The names are handwritten on a Christmas sticker)
"This is an interesting example of/copper plate printing on heavy/ frisle linen and is from a/chair cover belonging to my/great greandmother Rebecca/Duncan and dates from about/1800. Framed and given to me by my/cousin James H. Duncan of Searsfort/and his wife Christmas 1918. Stephen W. Phillips" (handwritten)
Material
linen (material)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Artifact Remnant
Descriptive terms
Cloth Fragment
linen (material)
textiles
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
10 14/16 x 10/16 (WxD) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1773
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
224822

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