Needlework Picture

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1770-1800

GUSN

GUSN-55965

Description

Framed silk on silk embroidered scene of a variety of birds in flight and on branches and the ground. Multi-colored silk threads on white silk background. Label on rear from J.F. Cabot, Boston, frames.

Details

Descriptive Terms

needlework (visual works)
embroidering
silk (textile)
Picture, Needlework

Associated Building

Original to Josiah Quincy House (Quincy, Mass.),

Maker

Cabot, J. F. (Framer)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

18 1/4 x 15 1/4 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edmund Quincy

Accession Number

1972.43

Places

Massachusetts (United States)