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Needlework Picture

1961.147 (RS103877)

Description

Needlework picture; oval, pastoral scene depicting shepard and shepardess; shepard plays a pipe. Silkwork picture, satin stitch; watercolor sky, arms, hands, faces of figures.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1809-1810
Inscriptions
""Attention/Wrought by Ruth Alley"" (reverse glass paint)
""Looking Glasses"/ "Bernard Cermenati"/ [long description of services] (label on back of frame)
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
watercolor (paint)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
embroidering
Needlework
needlework (visual works)
silk (textile)
watercolor (paint)
Dimensions
13 x 10 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1961.147
Credit Line
Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn
GUSN
46497

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