Needlework Picture

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-241805

Description

Framed needlework picture with a reverse-painted (eglomise) mat, depicting a map of Europe surrounded by a floral wreath. It is worked on a silk ground with gold silk thread with all countries labeled in ink. Stitches used include: stem, satin, long and short satin, fern, bullion, and filling sitiches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needlework (visual works)
silk (textile)
ink
Picture, Needlework

Inscription

"Map of Europe" (Embroidered)

Additional Identification Number

178

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

25 1/2 x 23 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

2007.1