Unknown. <em>Embroidery "Contraband 1862,"</em> 1862. Paper, wool, 9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in. (24.1 x 18.7 cm). Lent anonymously in loving memory of Florence and Bernard Lewis, L2006.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, L2006.5_PS2.jpg)

Embroidery "Contraband 1862"


Medium: Paper, wool

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in. (24.1 x 18.7 cm) Frame: 16 x 13 7/8 in. (40.6 x 35.2 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: L2006.5

Image: L2006.5_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
A partially finished embroidery on a paper support depicting a black female figure in a red costume kneeling in a landscape in supplication at the proper left, a palm tree with a monkey at proper right. Below is embroidered: "Contraband 1862."

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