Costume and Textiles
Scene inspired by a 1797 entertainment held in Philadelphia honoring Washington's retirement to Mount Vernon after his second Presidential term.Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Sarah Montgomery Thompson, American. Based on a drawing by John James Barralet, Irish (active United States), 1747 - 1815. Drawing engraved by Alexander Lawson, American (born Scotland), 1773 - 1846. Engraving published by Benjamin Davies, Philadelphia, 1799, American.
Silk plain weave with silk floss and silk chenille embroidery in satin, encroaching satin, couching, stem, and cross stitches and bullion knots; gouache paint
Currently not on view
1894-274Gift of Mrs. Henry Nagle, 1894