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Embroidered Picture (Italy)

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated 1780 and we acquired it in 2008. Its medium is silk, metallic threads and its technique is hand painted and embroidered on plain weave; metallic bobbin lace edging. It is a part of the Textiles department.

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

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 77.2 x 65.1 cm (30 3/8 x 25 5/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (Italy); silk, metallic threads; Frame H x W: 77.2 x 65.1 cm (30 3/8 x 25 5/8 in.); Gift of Myra M. and William H. Mathers; 2008-31-20

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