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What is this?

Oval picture of shepherdess carrying crook and basket in a rural landscape with a sheep at her feet. With gold rectangular frame with black eglomisé glass

This is a embroidered picture from United Kingdom. It is dated ca. 1800 and we acquired it in 1974. Gift of Mrs. H.P. Davison. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk embroidery with paint on silk foundation technique: embroidered in satin, stem, running and knotted stitches on plain weave; hands, face and background are painted

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 27.9 x 24.1 cm (11 x 9 1/2 in.)

This object was donated by Mrs. H.P. Davison

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