Needlework Coat of Arms

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-257918

Description

Framed needlework coat of arms on silk satin with silk and metallic threads. Foliate forms in cream, gold, green and red silk threads surround a central shield rendered in black silk and metallic threads. Shield surmounted by helmet and lion. Shield depicts March family coat of arms on the left, a gold cross between four lions' heads, and the Osgood family coat of arms on the right, three red sheaves of wheat on metallic silver ground. Square frame with wood veneer, carved inner and outer edges are painted gold.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needlework (visual works)
silk (textile)
coat of arms elements
Picture, Needlework

Additional Identification Number

FD015

Maker

Possibly March, Dorcas, 1746-1820 (Embroiderer)

Dimensions

24 x 21 x 2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3596