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Small Silk Needlework Picture of a Girl Teasing a Cat with a Mouse

Auction:
2509
Lot:
687
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Small Silk Needlework Picture of a Girl Teasing a Cat with a Mouse, probably America, c. 1810, stitched with silk and wool threads, and watercolor paint on a silk ground, the eye of the cat represented by a glass bead, (toning and foxing), 7 3/4 x 6 1/4 in., in original molded giltwood frame with beaded border.

Estimate $250-350

Light toning at center, background scattered with several foxmarks.

Keywords

watercolor paint, Beadwork, Silk, Watercolor painting

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