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Designer:
Mary Ellen Crisp, 1896–1973  Search this
Embroiderer:
Mary Ellen Crisp, 1896–1973  Search this
Medium:
Medium: wool embroidery on cotton foundation Technique: embroidered in running, blanket, chain, feather, couching and satin stitches on plain weave
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Embroidered picture
Object Name:
Embroidered picture
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1945
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Embroidered picture with a scene from the American West showing a low hill with flowers on a vine and cacti. In the middle ground are two horses with riders before a lake leading to hills sparsely covered with evergreens and several clusters of houses which lead to a lake on the extreme left and right. In the background are distant mountain peaks under a grey sky with clouds. Picture is framed by foundation fabric. Colors are predominantly muted purple, orange-red, muted blue-green, tan and gray.
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Crisp
Accession Number:
1972-63-2
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq443b1c0c6-d7e8-41bd-8011-0e96f8612fe6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-63-2