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Needlepoint Portrait of George Washington

Description

Framed needlepoint portrait of George Washington, after Gilbert Stuart's "Lansdowne Portrait." Worked in red, gold, black, and blue wool threads.

Details

Maker
Burrell, Mary E. (Maker)
Date
1853
Location of origin
Charlestown, Massachusetts
Material
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Embroidery
needlepoint (visual works)
Needlework
wool (textile)
Dimensions
44 x 35 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1975.153
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles S. Candage
GUSN
241733
Related Items
Title George Washington (Landsdowne portrait) By: Gilbert Stuart (American, 1755-1828), oil on canvans, 1796 URL http://www.georgewashington.si.edu/portrait/index.html Relationship Original painting at the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. NPG.2001.13

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