A young woman tending to a a cut on her finger from which drops of blood fall

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A young woman tending to a a cut on her finger from which drops of blood fall. Line engraving by F Basan, 17 –, after N Berchem (?). She has a cushion on her lap, perhaps meaning that she was sewing, and has injured her hand with the sewing needle. She wears a fur stole, meaning that she is working in the cold. Created between 1700 and 1799. Women. Hand – Wounds and injuries. Sewing. Fur garments. Contributors: Nicolaas Pietersz Berchem (1620–1683); François Basan (1723–1797). Work ID: zba7ak6w.

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