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Quillwork Picture

1942.2648 (RS119028)

Description

Small oval female portrait in quillwork decorated shadow box. The diorama with central handcolored female angel figure with animals, flanked by quilled vase and flower motif, with a border of quilled flowers, "Joanna Cox" handwritten on reverse.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1750
Inscriptions
"Joanna Cox" (handwritten)
Associated Building
Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.).
Material
paperwork (crafts)
Object type
Art
Places
Possibly Italy
Descriptive terms
cut-paper work
paperwork (crafts)
PICTURE
Dimensions
13 x 15.5 x 2.375 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1942.2648
Credit Line
Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann
GUSN
60598

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