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Embroidered Picture (England), 17th century

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on linen foundation with pearls, metal, mica and its technique is embroidered in rococo, satin, tent, half-cross, romanian, wrapping, and looping (needle lace) stitches with applique on plain weave foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 36.8 x 51.4 cm (14 1/2 x 20 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (England), 17th century; silk and metal-wrapped silk embroidery on linen foundation with pearls, metal, mica; H x W: 36.8 x 51.4 cm (14 1/2 x 20 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-115

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