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Knitting

Artist:
Thomas Eakins, born Philadelphia, PA 1844-died Philadelphia, PA 1916  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
18 x 14 1/2 in. (45.7 x 36.8 cm) oval
Type:
Sculpture-Relief
Date:
modeled 1882-1883, cast 1980
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Stuart P. Feld
Object number:
2010.49.2
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk799727085-fb75-4c76-acc6-9898bc6daa29
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2010.49.2

Thimble Box

Artist:
Ellen Lanyon, born Chicago, IL 1926-died New York City 2013  Search this
Medium:
colored pencil on paper
Dimensions:
19 3/4 x 25 3/4 in. (50.2 x 65.4 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1973
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Animal\bird\parrot  Search this
Object\tool\scissors  Search this
Object\other\sewing tool  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Samuel and Blanche M. Koffler
Object number:
2013.4.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk767cd3a44-5c06-49e8-8f02-3181552f97dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2013.4.3

Untitled (notions bag)

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Date:
ca. 1850
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Object\other\sewing tool  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia Sue Smith
Object number:
2016.57.12
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74089b16c-5602-4634-baac-3906ec8acf06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.57.12

Untitled (Polly Darling Aged 11 Years, notions bag)

Artist:
Polly Darling, born ca. 1750-died ca. 1875  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Date:
ca. 1800-1825
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Object\other\sewing tool  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia Sue Smith
Object number:
2016.57.13
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7b389108f-bcd2-402b-93ee-f8067b39b5e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.57.13

Untitled (notions bag)

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Object\other\sewing tool  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia Sue Smith
Object number:
2016.57.14
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk79982185f-e82e-4a1c-86eb-960b0dc674dd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.57.14

Untitled (thimble and case)

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
silver
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Object\other\container  Search this
Object\other\sewing tool  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia Sue Smith
Object number:
2016.57.15A-C
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk73d22020e-232a-4fdb-84ec-ccb40a8eb6da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.57.15A-C

Untitled (pincushion)

Artist:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Date:
19th Century
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Object\other\sewing tool  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia Sue Smith
Object number:
2016.57.16A-C
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Decorative Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7bff5e5c9-c7e4-46c6-8612-199189915bc4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2016.57.16A-C

Untitled, from the project The Most Crowded Block

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1939-1940, printed later
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Architecture\domestic\kitchen  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1940, Aaron Siskind Foundation
Object number:
1992.116.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7fca7de8d-08b6-4364-ab22-95f3ae2ff5ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.116.7

Her Bit

Artist:
Helen Hyde, born Lima, NY 1868-died Pasadena, CA 1919  Search this
Medium:
color etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 6 7/8 x 4 7/8 in. (17.5 x 12.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1918
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
History\United States\World War I  Search this
Figure female\child\full length  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Hyde Gillette in memory of Mabel Hyde Gillette and Edwin Fraser Gillette
Object number:
1992.13.112
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f80674f5-4af1-487a-8df6-9de98fc721d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.13.112

Thanksgiving Day, 1860, The Two Great Classes of Society, from Harper's Weekly, December 1, 1860

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 13 7/8 x 20 3/8 in. (35.2 x 51.8 cm) irregular
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1860
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
State of being\other\poverty  Search this
State of being\other\wealthy  Search this
State of being\other\hunger  Search this
Ceremony\holiday\Thanksgiving  Search this
Recreation\theater\opera  Search this
Recreation\leisure\grooming  Search this
Literature\Harper's Weekly  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.110
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76f8d1354-d446-4773-9f39-d0c2f1736246
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.63.110

The War--Making Havelocks for the Volunteers, from Harper's Weekly, June 29, 1861

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 11 x 9 1/4 in. (27.9 x 23.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1861
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
History\United States\Civil War  Search this
Literature\Harper's Weekly  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, Gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.14
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7341a13d3-4fd2-4064-9031-6f12af5a4528
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.63.14

What Shall We Do Next?, from Harper's Bazar, July 31, 1869

Artist:
Winslow Homer, born Boston, MA 1836-died Prout's Neck, ME 1910  Search this
Medium:
wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 9 1/8 x 13 3/4 in. (23.2 x 34.8 cm) sheet: 11 1/4 x 16 in. (28.6 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1869
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Object\furniture\chair  Search this
Architecture Exterior\detail\porch  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\croquet  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, The Ray Austrian Collection, gift of Beatrice L. Austrian, Caryl A. Austrian and James A. Austrian
Object number:
1996.63.163
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c6ebb11a-c7cf-489a-b712-1dcbcc03905a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.63.163

The Blue Thread

Artist:
Will Barnet, born Beverly, MA 1911-died New York City 2012  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
38 3/8 x 72 3/8 in. (97.4 x 83.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1984
Topic:
Animal\cat  Search this
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Recreation\leisure\home life  Search this
Object\toy  Search this
Architecture Interior\detail\window  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Frank K. Ribelin and museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
1996.72
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7a8c9c35d-4cb7-46d7-a5b5-c429df4f99e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.72

Woman Knitting

Artist:
Mary Ursula Whitlock, born Great Barrington, MA 1860-died Riverside, CA 1944  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
watercolor on ivory
Dimensions:
sight 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. (9.5 x 7.3 cm) rectangle
Type:
Painting-Miniature
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
Portrait female\bust  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Mary Ursula Whitlock
Object number:
1945.3.1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk758cc4434-9cd8-4565-952e-a5edf859f028
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1945.3.1

Study of Dahlov {rectoA}; (Untitled--Landscape with Houses) {versoB}

Artist:
William Zorach, born Eurburg, Lithuania 1889-died Bath, ME 1966  Search this
Sitter:
Dahlov Zorach  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 13 7/8 x 18 1/4 in. (35.1 x 46.4 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1919
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Study  Search this
Portrait female\family portrait  Search this
Study\sculpture study  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dahlov Ipcar and Tessim Zorach
Object number:
1968.154.738A-B
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7d4072e6b-ece7-4785-8d7a-cbf499fcef79
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.154.738A-B

Untitled

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 10 7/8 in. (35.6 x 27.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1937, printed later
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure female\child\full length  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Harlem  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\house  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Tennyson and Fern Schad, courtesy of Light Gallery
Copyright:
© 1937, Aaron Siskind Foundation
Object number:
1990.73.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk711f52778-40fd-44ea-b434-e04f70e18083
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.73.2

The Sick Child

Artist:
J. Bond Francisco, born Cincinnati, OH 1863-died Los Angeles, CA 1931  Search this
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
32 x 48 in. (81.3 x 121.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1893
Topic:
Figure group\female and child  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
State of being\illness  Search this
Object\toy\doll  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\bedroom  Search this
Object\furniture\bed  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum Purchase
Object number:
1991.9
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
On View:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 29A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7509b3004-6c7a-46e0-9895-f4294bf7c802
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1991.9

Untitled (Victorian Collage)

Artist:
Unidentified, active 1880-1890  Search this
Medium:
collage on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 1/8 x 27 1/2 in. (51.1 x 69.9 cm)
Type:
Collage
Date:
1880-1890
Topic:
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Dress\historic\Victorian dress  Search this
Object\art object\painting  Search this
Object\furniture\chair  Search this
Object\flower\lily  Search this
Object\furniture\lamp  Search this
Architecture Interior\detail\window  Search this
Architecture Interior\domestic\living room  Search this
Object\furniture\table  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Hemphill Event Fund and the Director's Discretionary Fund
Object number:
1992.11.1
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f87a5b00-02c6-4fdf-ba13-0532fbc85138
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.11.1

Knitting

Artist:
Maud H. Squire, born Cincinnati, OH 1873-died Vence, France ca. 1955  Search this
Medium:
aquatint
Dimensions:
6 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (15.9 x 12.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1907
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.305
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7002e4c2f-5d0f-409d-816b-49853bc7accc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1935.13.305

Weaving Reed Mats

Artist:
Ernst Stolz, born Augsburg, Germany 1901-died Berkeley, CA 1989  Search this
Medium:
watercolor, pastel and ink on paper mounted on fiberboard
Dimensions:
9 x 13 in. (22.8 x 33.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure female  Search this
Occupation\domestic\sewing  Search this
Ethnic\Indian  Search this
Architecture Interior  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service
Object number:
1969.64.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7c1f36549-c279-4207-95e7-0e0d2232433a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1969.64.5

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