Quillwork Picture

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1700-1750

GUSN

GUSN-60597

Description

Small oval female portrait in quillwork decorated shadow box. The diorama with cental handcolored female figure and a serpent, with quilled bird and squirrel below, two black paper swags in the background, inside a black painted wooden box with a frame faced wtih glass.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cut-paper work
wood (plant material)
paperwork (crafts)
paint (coating)
quillwork
Quillwork
Quillwork

Associated Person

Cox, Joanna

Associated Building

Original to Beauport, Sleeper-McCann House (Gloucester, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 3/8 x 16 1/4 x 3 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Constance McCann Betts, Helena Woolworth Guest and Frasier W. McCann

Accession Number

1942.2644

Places

Possibly Italy
Probably