Silk Needlework of Girl with Grapes

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Silk on silk needlework of girl with grapes. Probably from the Pierce School, Litchfield CT, circa 1805. Scene in an oval embroidered frame, with girl, trees, two buildings (foreground and distant) and sprigs of roses above the oval frame. Embroidery and painting on silk. Probably silk and cotton embroidery floss with core-yarn, metal wrapped floss and chenille floss.

 

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