New York, Park Avenue
16 January 1999
A SILK-AND-WATERCOLOR ON SILK NEEDLEWORK PICTURE
Possibly by Rebecca Adams Perkins (1792-1868), Litchfield, Connecticut, 1800-1810
Worked in polychrome silk threads depicting a young woman sitting between two trees in a pastoral landscape, with a gilt and glomis frame decorated with insects and inscribed "Caroline of Litchfield Wrought by Rebeca Adams"
11in. diameter sight
Marian Williams, 1919
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Details on this needlework's maker and ownership are taken from a handwritten paper label on the reverse that reads, "embroidered by Rebecca Adams Perkins. Born July 29, 1792. Died February 1868. Aged 76" and "Marian Williams September 1919"
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