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1929

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Embroidered Picture, The Feast of the Drawing of Water, 18th century

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1929. Its medium is silk, metallic yarn and its technique is embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was catalogued by Alice Baldwin Beer. It is credited Gift of The Ehrich Galleries, in memory of Mrs. Louis R. Ehrich.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 50.8 x 69.2 cm (20 x 27 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscriptions: above, "Simchas Bais Hasho'eva" (The Joy of the Ceremony of the Drawing of Water). Bottom center: "The Form of Zidah"; right, "Pious Man"; left, "Distinguished man".

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture, The Feast of the Drawing of Water, 18th century; silk, metallic yarn; H x W: 50.8 x 69.2 cm (20 x 27 1/4 in.); Gift of The Ehrich Galleries, in memory of Mrs. Louis R. Ehrich; 1929-16-1

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