8 thoughts on “Seamstresses in Fine Art

  1. I agree. She looks so peaceful- just like me when I’m doing needlework 🙂
    Thanks for sharing.

  2. Because Vermeer is one of my main favorites, this really appeals to me, as do Paxton’s other paintings..Is that a dress she is wearing or a dressing gown? It looks like Oriental silk to me or are we supposed to say Asian nowadays. He did superb job in creating the softness of everything in the portrait. I see how the pink color comes thru in the shadow. Sometimes I want to say, “Hold that up a minute so we can see what you are sewing!” Sigh, quiet down, M. and just bask. I really cannot pull up a chair and just sit with her for awhile.

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