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Embroidered Picture (England)

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation, peacock feathers and its technique is embroidered in tent and half cross stitches 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: 20.3 x 33.7 cm (8 x 13 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (England); silk embroidery on linen foundation, peacock feathers; H x W: 20.3 x 33.7 cm (8 x 13 1/4 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-126

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