1959.0110.001 A, B Needlework Picture and Frame
  • 1959.0110.001 A, B Needlework Picture and Frame
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Needlework picture (Silkwork picture)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Needlework)

  • Creator (Role):

    Margaret Jack (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1800-1825

  • Materials:

    Silk

  • Techniques:

    Embroidered, Woven (satin)

  • Museum Object Number:

    1959.0110.001 A


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Object Number

1959.0110.001 A

Object Name

Needlework picture (Silkwork picture)

Category

Textiles (Needlework)

Credit Line/Donor

Museum purchase

Creator (Role)

Margaret Jack (Maker)
Margaret Jack was in the Charlestown neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts and 12 years old when she worked her needlework picture. Nothing else is known about Margaret. Further research will be required.

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1800-1825

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; Tied on tag; "59.110.ab / CHILD's Rm / AS[illegible]" (graphite)
2. Label; Reverse; "59.110.1ab" (graphite)

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Embroidered, Woven (satin)

Construction Description

Hand-embroidered

Dimensions (inches)

5 (L) , 6.625 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

12.7 (L) , 16.827 (W)

Measurement Notes

The dimensions refer to the visible area inside the oval mat. The dimensions of the glass within the frame: L: 7.5000; W: 8.875

Object Description

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