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Embroidered Picture (England), ca. 1670

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated ca. 1670 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is satin stitches and detached needle looping on satin weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled Stumpwork and Storytelling.

This object was donated by William H. Mathers and Myra Mathers and agent: William M. Mathers and Ursula M. Nehrt. It is credited Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W x D: 54.9 x 45.1 cm (21 5/8 x 17 3/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (England), ca. 1670; silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk foundation; Frame H x W x D: 54.9 x 45.1 cm (21 5/8 x 17 3/4 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-15

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