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

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