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Framed textile depicting a genre scene in shades of brown. In the foreground are four villagers, one family with two young children, two men arguing, and an organ grinder. In the middleground are two riders, one woman and one man, speaking to each other. The scene takes place in a rural setting.
wood (plant material)
"Merry Christmas/Stephen & Anna/from/James & Ida" (The names are handwritten on a Christmas sticker)
"This is an interesting example of/copper plate printing on heavy/ frisle linen and is from a/chair cover belonging to my/great greandmother Rebecca/Duncan and dates from about/1800. Framed and given to me by my/cousin James H. Duncan of Searsfort/and his wife Christmas 1918. Stephen W. Phillips" (handwritten)
10 14/16 x 10/16 (WxD) (inches)
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation