Applique-work picture of a basket of strawberries

Applique-work picture of a basket of strawberries

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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
Object Name
Needlework, Picture
Measurements
overall: 15 1/2 in x 14 3/8 in; 39.37 cm x 36.5125 cm
ID Number
TE.T16964.000
catalog number
T16964.000
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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