Central cartouche with Mount Vesuvius and Pompei surrounded by rural scenes and trophies. This embroidery was from the pattern book of Johann Friedrich Netto, Zeichen-Mahler und Stickerbuch, Zweiter Theil, Leipzig 1798.

Central cartouche with Mount Vesuvius and Pompei surrounded by rural scenes and trophies. This embroidery was from the pattern book of Johann Friedrich Netto, Zeichen-Mahler und Stickerbuch, Zweiter Theil, Leipzig 1798.

Featured Image: Sampler (Germany), 1798; silk and metal threads on silk foundation; H x W: 26.7 x 43.2 cm (10 1/2 x 17 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-280

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