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Wood inlay of ship in seascape

Object Number: 
1941.384
Date: 
19th century
Medium: 
Straw; wood, glass
Dimensions: 
overall (framed): 9 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. ( 23.2 x 35.2 cm )
Description: 
Straw marquetry picture with scene showing Native Americans, river, and ship. Possibly depicts Henry Hudson's ship "Half Moon" entering New York Harbor.
Gallery Label: 
This picture was purchased by the donor from decorator Elsie de Wolfe (1865-1950).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. J. Insley Blair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group