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Panel For A Cabinet Door, late 16th–early 17th century

This is a Panel for a cabinet door. It is dated late 16th–early 17th century and we acquired it in 1959. Its medium is silk, metal wire, metal strips, coral beads and its technique is raised embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Building Movement.

This object was donated by Marian Hague and catalogued by Alice Baldwin Beer. It is credited Gift of Marian Hague.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Fork (Germany), ca. 1600–1630
  • carved coral, cast and chased gilt silver.
  • The Robert L. Metzenberg Collection, gift of Eleanor L. Metzenberg.
  • 1985-103-81

Its dimensions are

H x W: 33 x 28 cm (13 x 11 in.)

Cite this object as

Panel For A Cabinet Door, late 16th–early 17th century; silk, metal wire, metal strips, coral beads; H x W: 33 x 28 cm (13 x 11 in.); Gift of Marian Hague; 1959-144-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection.

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