BMA Voices: Who is the lady in this embroidery?

After William Hamilton. The Lady as Shepherdess. 1790 1820. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection, BMA 2012.452

After William Hamilton. The Lady as Shepherdess. 1790-1820. The Baltimore Museum of Art: Dorothy McIlvain Scott Collection, BMA 2012.452

Who is the lady in this embroidery? Anita Jones, Curator of Textiles, shares the mystery behind this skillfully-created work of art. 

BMA Voices is an insider’s exploration of The Baltimore Museum of Art collection through the eyes of its curators, conservators, and registrars. Featuring a new object every day during the BMA’s 100 Day Celebration, the project will highlight some favorite, amusing, unusual, and obscure objects.

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