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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, metal wire, metal-wrapped silk, and silk-wrapped metal embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in running and interlaced looping, tent, half cross, and couching 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: 21 x 29.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (England); silk, metal wire, metal-wrapped silk, and silk-wrapped metal embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 21 x 29.2 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/2 in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-161

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