Menagerie Needlework



American

c. 1825-1835

Worked in wool yarns on a linen ground with cross and chain stitches

21” x 39 ¼”, in a later molded walnut frame with its original wooden backboard

Depicting a dog in the center surrounded by horses, cows, chickens, ducks, a cat, an owl, eagle and other birds Inscribed “Theten hall” across bottom

Provenance: Jan Whitlock; Walters-Benisek, 2003; Midwest Collection

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