embroidered picture

embroidered picture

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Object Name
Embroidered Picture
Other Terms
Embroidered Picture; Mid 19th Century
associated dates
1958 / 1958
Physical Description
twilled silk ground fabric (overall material)
linen backing (overall material)
silk floss (overall material)
chenille (overall material)
greens (overall color)
blues (overall color)
gold (overall color)
brown (overall color)
ecru (overall color)
mourning picture (overall style)
stitches: encroaching satin, satin, french knots, outline, laid (joint piece production method or technique)
also straight stitches (joint piece production method or technique)
embroidery (overall production method/technique)
average spatial: 23 in x 20 in; x 58.42 cm x 50.8 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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