Karl L. H. Mueller (American, born Germany, 1820-1887). <em>Figure, "Stitch, Stitch, Stitch,"</em> 1877. Terra cotta, 21 1/2 x 12 x 14 1/2 in. (54.6 x 30.5 x 36.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Franklin Chace, 68.87.59. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 68.87.59_front_PS9.jpg)

Figure, "Stitch, Stitch, Stitch"

Artist:Karl L. H. MuellerUnion Porcelain Works

Medium: Terra cotta

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Dates:1877

Dimensions: 21 1/2 x 12 x 14 1/2 in. (54.6 x 30.5 x 36.8 cm)

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Accession Number: 68.87.59

Image: 68.87.59_front_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Terra cotta figure of a tired young woman, ovoid base. She sits on wooden box with a shirt draped over her lap and her hands clasped around her knees; a pair of scissors and a spool of thread are at her feet. Inspired by the poem "The Song of the Shirt" by Thomas Hood. Condition: Base cracked and has a bad chip on the front.

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