Medium: silk and metal thread embroidery on silk foundation Technique: embroidered in satin, stem, couching and knot stitches, with appliqué on plain weave foundation; painted details | 1798

Johann Friedrich Netto

Central cartouche with Mount Vesuvius and Pompei surrounded by rural scenes and trophies. This embroidery was from the pattern book of Johann Friedrich Netto, Zeichen-Mahler und Stickerbuch, Zweiter Theil, Leipzig 1798.

Credit: Bequest of Gertrude M...
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