Needlework

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1802

GUSN

GUSN-305649

Description

Small rectangular needlework with chain stitch border surrounding a standing bird worked in chain stitch and cross stitch. Initials "M.A" worked in cross stitch are centered above the bird. Small blooms on vines sprout from each corner of the border. Plain weave linen ground. Silk thread. Evidence of a paper backing exists.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needlework (visual works)
NeedleworkNeedlework

Additional Identification Number

1961.153A

Maker

Probably Alley, Miriam, 1791- (Embroiderer)

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

3 11/16 x 4 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Alice and Emil Ahlborn

Accession Number

1961.153.2