Autumn by Sarah Phelps Riley



Object ID:
1986-10-1
Category:
Made by Students
Medium:
silk on silk
Creator:
Sarah Phelps Riley (1787-1870)
Date:
1800
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
Associated Place:
Litchfield, CT
Size:
23" length x 19 1/4" width x 1 1/2" depth
Description:
Frame: gilt incised quarter round with plain concave with beaded/twisted thin wood strip, different on sides than top and bottom, inner lining. Black eglomise glass with floral corners, "SALLY PHELPS" at bottom. Gilt oval double bands around picture. Wood backing with remnants of pictures framers label "Ruggles & Dunbar". Picture entitled "AUTUMN" from English print of same name. Left man sitting on basket, women with basket of apples, empire dress and hat, boy on ground and young man on ladder picking apples. Baskets in foreground and large appled tree to right. Small tree center and house to left. Brilliant colored silks

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