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firescreen panel with shepherdess
  • France
  • firescreen panel with shepherdess, 1700s
  • Where object was made: France
  • silk, wool thread on canvas, needleworking
  • Object Length/Width: 82.6 x 64.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 32 1/2 x 25 1/2 in
  • Gift of Judge Irwin Untermyer
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0025

Large, rectangular multi-colored needlework with central images of a woman in a garden. She plays a musical instrument. This scene is executed in a variety of stitches including tent stitch, petit-point, and cross stitch.