The needlework picture portrays the Biblical story of Jephthah and his daughter, sometimes known as “Jephthah’s Tragic Vow.”


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Maker
English
Title
Needlework Picture with Raised-Work Embroidery
Date
mid- 17th–17th century
Medium
Silk and metal thread on linen
Dimensions
10 5/8 × 16 1/16 in. (27 × 40.8 cm)
Credit Line

The Bayou Bend Collection, gift of Miss Ima Hogg

Current Location
Not on view
Accession Number
B.56.152
Classification
Textiles
Provenance

[Ginsburg & Levy, New York]; purchased by Miss Ima Hogg, July 3, 1956; given to MFAH.