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Stephen & Carol Huber: 17th - 19th Century Needlework

Boston needlework picture - Huber

Boston, Massachusetts c.1760

Extremely rare folk art mid-18th century Boston needlework picture with an original composition, most are copied from prints. It includes depictions of a fishing lady, a flutist next to a resting dog, another dog chasing a stag, and a large parrot eating a cherry. In the background is a red brick house with a walled garden and an outbuilding next to what appears to be a chain dam surrounded by a bucolic setting enhanced with mill ponds, various animals, birds, flora, and fauna.

Descended in the Murdock family of Boston, MA.

Silk and wool on linen; 16 5/8' x 24 3/4" sight.

Price on request.

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