Embroidered Picture (England), ca. 1670
Medium: silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk foundation Technique: satin stitches and detached needle looping on satin weave. Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers. 2008-31-15.
What is this?
Two sides of a stumpwork casket, in raised and padded embroidery with gold bobbin lace trimming. One panel shows Daphne as she is transformed into a laurel tree with branches sprouting from her head and hands.