Scene inspired by a 1797 entertainment held in Philadelphia honoring Washington's retirement to Mount Vernon after his second Presidential term.
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.
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America Date:
Silk plain weave with silk floss and silk chenille embroidery in satin, encroaching satin, couching, stem, and cross stitches and bullion knots; gouache paintDimensions:
Length x Width: 24 1/4 x 25 inches (61.6 x 63.5 cm)
Framed (LxWxD): 31 x 32 1/2 x 2 inches (78.7 x 82.6 x 5.1 cm)Curatorial Department:
Costume and TextilesObject Location:
Currently not on viewAccession Number:
Gift of Mrs. Henry Nagle, 1894