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Embroidered picture with a shepherd and a lady


Artist Unknown (England)


16th-17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Silk (?)
Size: 9 1/2 x 13 in. (24.13 x 33.02 cm) (sight)15 3/8 x 18 3/4 in. (39.05 x 47.63 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: England
Culture: England
Style: 16th-17th century
Physical Description: cream ground; lady wearing a lacy shawl at R; shepherd at L accompanied by sheep and dog; two sheep in background at L; building behind figures in background; oval opening frame edges decorated with lion and lionesses in lower corners, birds in upper corn
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Mrs. George Steiner
Accession Number: 2005.39.1
Added to Site: March 1, 2009