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Rainy day scenes
  • Maud Alene Ellsworth
    born: Fontana, Kansas, United States ; died: Yuma, Arizona, United States
  • Rainy day scenes, 1971
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wool thread, embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 100.3 x 91.4 cm
    Object Length/Width: 39 1/2 x 36 in
  • Gift of Gamma Phi Beta sorority
  • Not on display
  • 1973.0248

Embroidered scene of figures in a rainy landscape. There are figures, buildings, and trees over much of the surface. The figures are all roughly the same size, often almost as big as buildings and bare trees. Many of the figures carry umbrellas. There is a building with a steeple (church) left of center with rectangular multiple story buildings on either side. There are similar buildings in the top right quadrant, the top left corner and center right.