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American Arts & Crafts Framed Silk Embroidery of Two Dogs



Presumed to having its origins in the United States and done in the Arts & Crafts period, this extremely intricate and realistic depiction of two hound dogs bridled together is done completely in various colors of silk thread. The faces and bodies of each dog are highly detailed executed through the use of several stitching techniques for depth and shading as well as the subtle variations in the colors chosen of the threads themselves. The maker of this embroidered piece is unknown as the work is unsigned. The framed dimensions are as posted and the artwork itself within the frame measures 13.5 x 10.5 inches . Please note that this work is under glass, so the darker vertical blocks on either side of this piece are shadows due to the lighting conditions and are not representative of the condition of the artwork.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 16.75 in. (42.55 cm)Width: 21 in. (53.34 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Style
    American Craftsman (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. One small darker spot to the lower right of the background material which may be on the back of the glass. Frame has some paint loss on some edges.
  • Seller Location
    Hamilton, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU1355214840362

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Hamilton, Canada
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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