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Catalog Number 1993.082.011
Description Framed Religious Needlepoint from the Greer Family Estate. Diagonal stitch yarn needlepoint is mounted under glass beneath a thick off-white mat inside a deep gold-painted wooden frame with a shiny gold geometric inner border consisting of overlapping rectangles. Needlepoint is a kit where the image has been printed onto a screen. Artist has filled in all areas with yarn except except for the flesh areas of the three figures depicted. Image is of a shepherd with a staff and sheep on the left, a tall figure (probably Jesus) in center and a seated female figure wearing green on the right. They are in front of a short building (possibly a manger) with a large white building in the background on right.
Object Name Needlepoint
Collection 3D - Art
Title Framed Religious Needlepoint from the Greer Family Estate
Date c. 1890-1910
Creator Unknown
Role Artist
Inscription Text none
Provenance From the Greer family estate in Woodside and Portola Valley.
Dimensions H-39.25 W-36.125 D-4.5 inches
Dimension Details overall; image is 25 x 22
Medium Fiber
Search Terms Art
Christianity
Needlework
Religion
Subjects Christianity
Needlework
Religion
Shepherds
People Greer Family