Quillwork Picture

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1700-1750

GUSN

GUSN-60598

Description

Small oval female portrait in quillwork decorated shadow box. The diorama with central handcolored female angel figure with animals, flanked by quilled vase and flower motif, with a border of quilled flowers, "Joanna Cox" handwritten on reverse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cut-paper work
paperwork (crafts)
PICTURE

Inscription

"Joanna Cox" (handwritten)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

13 x 15.5 x 2.375 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

1942.2648

Places

Possibly Italy
Probably