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Needlework Picture

2007.1 (RS103964)

Description

Framed needlework picture with a reverse-painted (eglomise) mat, depicting a map of Europe surrounded by a floral wreath. It is worked on a silk ground with gold silk thread with all countries labeled in ink. Stitches used include: stem, satin, long and short satin, fern, bullion, and filling sitiches.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
"Map of Europe" (Embroidered)
Material
embroidery (visual works)
glass (material)
ink
silk (fiber)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
embroidery (visual works)
flowers (plants)
glass (material)
ink
map views
needlework (visual works)
Picture, Needlework
silk (fiber)
silk (textile)
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
25 1/2 x 23 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2007.1
Credit Line
Museum Accession
GUSN
241805

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