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Watercolor painting of a woman in a pale green dress trimmed with fur holding a small child wearing blue shirt and stockings. Garland of holly and mistletoe in background. Image framed by painted decoration of a flowering branch and a group of putti in the upper left corner. Watercolor framed with a pale green mat and plain wooden frame. Original artwork for prize-winning design for Louis Prang Greeting Card Contest, 1881.
"MER-/ -RY+/ XMAS/ 1881" (Painted)
"Rosina Emmet, New York/ Received 4th Prize of $200-at Prize Exhibtion of 1881/ Reproduction published and copyrighted by L. Prang & Co. 1881" (Black ink)
"Manufactured by/ E. SCHOEPFLIN & CO./ Picture Frames and Gilt Mouldings/ 51 Chardon St., Boston, Mass./ No. 609-3" (Printed text and handwritten pencil)
L. Prang & Co.
Sherwood, Rosina Emmet (American painter and illustrator, 1854-1948) (Artist)
E. Schoepflin & Co. (Framer)
19 5/8 x 15 1/4 x 3/4 (HxWxD) (inches)
Gift of Mrs. Mary Fifield King
New York state (United States)