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Quillwork Picture

1942.2644 (RS118827)

Description

Small oval female portrait in quillwork decorated shadow box. The diorama with cental handcolored female figure and a serpent, with quilled bird and squirrel below, two black paper swags in the background, inside a black painted wooden box with a frame faced wtih glass.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1750
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
paint (coating)
paperwork (crafts)
wood (plant material)
Object type
Art
Places
Possibly Italy
Descriptive terms
cut-paper work
paint (coating)
paperwork (crafts)
PICTURE
wood (plant material)
People and organizations
Cox, Joanna
Dimensions
13.375 x 16.25 x 3.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.2644
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
60597

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