Medium: silk embroidery on linen Technique: cross stitch on plain weave | 19th century

Teresa Belardinelli

Within a floral border (of four designs) are alphabets, numerals and the maker's name (Teresa Belardi Nell), people, animals, birds, ships, and flowering plants.

Credit: Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe
Object: 1941-69-11

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt...
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