|Object Name||Picture, Needlework|
|Object ID #||1979.2.16|
|Place of Origin||probably Montgomery County, Pennsylvania|
|Year Range from||1900|
|Year Range to||1920|
|Dimensions||W-20.75 L-22.75 inches|
|Description||A needlework piece comprised of a manufactured white cotton ground with cross-stitched silk embroidery. Use of burgundy, green, light blue, black and dark blue silk for a large centered three headed floral motif, framed in a burgundy and black frame and flanked by three sets of geometric motifs. Located at the bottom is an upside down stamped mark which reads "GOLD SEAL DESIGN No 100/1."|
There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece. This object came out of a donation from the Souderton Mennonite Home (formerly Eastern Mennonite Home) so the maker was probably a resident. The piece is believed to have originated out of Montgomery County.
Gold Seal Designs were a company that produced packaged embroidery kits, comprised of patterns and embroidery floss.
|Source||Gift of Eastern Mennonite Home, Souderton|