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Stumpwork picture

Description

Rectangular picture of a woman surrounded by 2 Tudor roses, two trees w/ flowers and foliage. Birds, snails, and worms. Bead necklace. Molded frame may be original.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1650
Inscriptions
Label on back: ""Needlework picture/ Period Charles II"" Something else below illegible and crossed out.
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
cotton (textile)
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Beaded
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
embroidery (visual works)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Foliage
foliation (pattern)
PICTURE
Rose
scrolling foliage
Silk
silk (textile)
Tudor rose
Woman
women (female humans)
Dimensions
7.75 x 10 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1966.1405
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26151

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