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Beadwork picture

Object Number: 
INV.1220
Date: 
1825-1845
Medium: 
Glass, linen
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. ( 24.1 x 21.6 cm )
Marks: 
beadwork: across bottom in gold: "offert au plus / tendre des peres" beadwork: center in gold: "A B"
Description: 
Vertical rectangular beadwork picture in various colors of glass beads on plain linen; monogram in center surrounded by floral motif, motto across bottom.
Gallery Label: 
This object was once part of the folk art collection of Elie Nadelman (1882-1946), the avant-garde sculptor. From 1924 to 1934, Nadelman's collection was displayed in his Museum of Folk Arts, located in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The Historical Society purchased Nadelman's entire collection in 1937.
Credit Line: 
Purchased from Elie Nadelman, 1937
Provenance: 
The Folk Art Collection of Elie Nadelman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group