Needlework Portrait of Henry Ford, 1930-1940

Summary

Acknowledging Henry Ford's innovative spirit, individuals employing their own original and imaginative efforts bestowed hundreds of handmade gifts upon him. The creator of this finely detailed portrait was a very skilled needle worker from the Philippine Islands.

Acknowledging Henry Ford's innovative spirit, individuals employing their own original and imaginative efforts bestowed hundreds of handmade gifts upon him. The creator of this finely detailed portrait was a very skilled needle worker from the Philippine Islands.

Artifact

Needlework picture

Date Made

1930-1940

Creators

Ventura, Beulio 

Place of Creation

Philippines, Manila 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

00.1540.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Silk (Textile)
Wood (Plant Material)
Bamboo (Material)

Technique

Embroidering
Needleworking (Process)

Color

Beige (Color)
Black (Color)
Blue
Brown
Maroon

Dimensions

Height: 20 in

Width: 1.25 in

Length: 13.75 in

Inscriptions

Ventura/Manila

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