Embroidered Picture

Memorial picture dedicated to the memory of Mrs. Susannah Brewster (c. 1761 - 1808), the mother of the maker.

Attributed to Margaret Brewster, American, born 1794

Geography:
Made in Windham, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America

Date:
1808

Medium:
Silk plain weave with gouache and silk embroidery in couching, satin, basket, and feather stitches and French knots

Dimensions:
Framed: 20 x 20 1/2 inches (50.8 x 52.1 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1929-126-22

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Hampton L. Carson, 1929

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