Applique-work picture of a basket of strawberries

Description:

Three dimensional applique-work picture (unframed) of a basket of strawberries. Elongated basket, woven of tan napped wool. Open top of basket filled with wool strawberries, painted red with gold silk bullion stitch seeds, and capped with green felt leaves. Basket has red fabric behind it to look like strawberries peeping through. Basket seems to be mounted on paper. Filled with cotton batting. Stitched to brown napped wool background.

NB: A second image attached to this record, of a pieced square, is incorrect.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T16964.000Catalog Number: T16964.000

Object Name: Needlework, Picture

Measurements: overall: 15 1/2 in x 14 3/8 in; 39.37 cm x 36.5125 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-b490-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_645567

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