Needlework picture

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-222795

Description

Needlework picture done in an Asian style, perhaps Japanese. It is divided into two pieces; each piece is the same scene. The first oval is a woman looking out of her window. The second oval is of her house and the nature around it. The third oval is the woman standing outside in the vegetation. Around each oval are images of vegetation. It is worked in polychrome and gold threads on a silk satin ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needlework (visual works)
wood (plant material)
thread
Picture, Needlework

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P518

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

9 14/16 x 8 11/16 x 4/16 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.941