Embroidered Picture

Silk embroidered with silk thread and decorated with paint, ink, and paper | 55.9 x 69.9cm | c. 1800

Samuel Folwell

During the first two decades of the nineteenth century, Elizabeth Folwell ran an embroidery school in Philadelphia that was unrivaled in popularity. This popularity may have been due to the talent of her husband, Samuel, who designed large dramatic m...
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