Needlework picture

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1745-1810

GUSN

GUSN-26118

Description

A needlework picture depicting a white urn or vase of flowers on a brown-colored ground, in a stylized polychrome "tree-of-life" form with a bird of paradise in the top branches. The needlework is laid out in a vertically-oriented rectangle, framed in a modern wood frame and is under glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needlework (visual works)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
tree of life (general motif)
Linen
Wool
Tree-of-Life
Bird
Picture, Needlework

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

15.5 x 11.75 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1385