"Chateau de Luxembourg"
Silk, wool, paint, paper
Overall: 15 1/2 x 25 1/2 x 1/8 in. ( 39.4 x 64.8 x 0.3 cm )
Horizontal rectangular needlework picture in various colors of wool, silk floss and paint on a yellow satin ground; the Chateau de Luxembourg is depicted, surrounded by houses with sheep and goats, trees and a moat in shimmering gold and green, with sailboats and swans, one male figure is mounted on a horse in the foreground next to two male and female figures and a dog standing by the moat, their heads are painted on paper and stitched to the picture; stitches include satin, straight couching and knots.
Gift of Anna Walter Church
painted: bottom left: "CHATEAU DE LUXEMBOURG"
painted: bottom right: "MARY ANNA."
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