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Needlework picture

Description

A needlework picture depicting a white urn or vase of flowers on a brown-colored ground, in a stylized polychrome "tree-of-life" form with a bird of paradise in the top branches. The needlework is laid out in a vertically-oriented rectangle, framed in a modern wood frame and is under glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1745-1810
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Linen
linen (material)
needlework (visual works)
Picture, Needlework
tree of life (general motif)
Tree-of-Life
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
15.5 x 11.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1385
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26118

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