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Embroidery of fruit basket with bird

Object Number: 
1955.9
Date: 
1815-1825
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 15 1/4 x 19 1/4 in. ( 38.7 x 48.9 cm )
Description: 
Horizontal rectangular embroidered picture of various colors of silk floss on satin; basket with birds and plants in center encircled by vine and grape motif; stitches include satin, back, straight, outline, knots.
Gallery Label: 
Sarah Ann Van Allen lived from 1806-1885.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Helen L. Nagle
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group