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Needlework picture

Description

This partially completed needlework picture is laid out on what appears to be an unbleached ground, possibly linen, with raw edges. It shows a line drawing in sepia of a pastoral scene with a woman at rest under tree and a shepherd with his horn and dog at right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1750
Location of origin
Boston, Massachusetts
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Linen
needlework (visual works)
pastoral
Pastoral
Picture, Needlework
Possibly linen (material)
Shepherd
shepherds
Women
women (female humans)
Wool
wool (textile)
Dimensions
20 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1392
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26125

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