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Antique Silk Needlework Embroidery Memorial Picture, Biedermeier.

Antique Silk Needlework Embroidery Memorial Picture, Biedermeier.


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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Textiles: Pre 1837 VR: Item # 1401580

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A fine embroidered and painted silk memorial picture. Showing a lady and a girl besides a monument with urn near a waterfall, inscribed in French as "Oh our God". The subject of these pictures was a fashionable expression of romantic sorrow in Neoclassicism - Biedermeier. This type of embroidered picture, usually copied from prints, was made to demonstrate a girl's accomplishment in needlework. With original wooden frame. Dimension: total: c. 39.9 cm x 35.2 cm x 2.8 cm. Condition: some traces of usage, frame with some dents.