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Needlework Picture

1938.448 (RS103831)

Description

Rectangular silk embroidery, worked on silk, depicts a shepherdess sitting on the bank of a small pond with her two sheep. The head and face, small city in the background and part of the pond are painted in watercolor but the rest is worked in silk satin stitches on a silk ground. Framed and in a reverse painted glass mat.

Details

Maker
Attributed to Lyon, Elizabeth Ann, 1806-1834 (Artist)
Date
1800-1840
Location of origin
Quincy, Massachusetts
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
Object type
Art
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
embroidering
needlework (visual works)
Picture, Needlework
silk (textile)
Dimensions
15 1/2 x 19 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1938.448
Credit Line
Gift from Mary E. Saunders
GUSN
39722

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