Needlework picture

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1750

GUSN

GUSN-26125

Description

This partially completed needlework picture is laid out on what appears to be an unbleached ground, possibly linen, with raw edges. It shows a line drawing in sepia of a pastoral scene with a woman at rest under tree and a shepherd with his horn and dog at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needlework (visual works)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
pastoral
figure- and animal-derived motifs
shepherds
women (female humans)
Linen
Wool
Pastoral
Women
Shepherd
Picture, Needlework

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Boston, Massachusetts

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

20 x 21 3/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1392

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly