Digital Commonwealth

Needlework Picture

Item Information

Title:
Needlework Picture
Description:
This mourning picture depicts a man and a woman under a weeping willow tree, standing on either side of a monument surmounted by a large urn. The man points toward an inscription on the plinth. The sky and their hands and faces are painted in watercolor. This picture was worked primarily in long and short satin stitches. It is framed, with a modern oval mat, under glass.
Date:
1805
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
embroidering
painting (coating)
silk (textile)
needlework (visual works)
funerary art
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
education
mourning
Silk
Embroidered
Painted
Education
Mourning
Extent:
framed: 21 1/2 in. x 18 1/2 in. (H x W)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
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Notes:
Gift from Newton Mackintosh
Accession #:
1917.341
Identifier:
27457