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Wall Pocket

A work made of "canvas" with paired threads, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss, metal thread would around a silk fiber core, in tent, alternating straight, outline, long, short and couching stitches.
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  • A work made of "canvas" with paired threads, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss, metal thread would around a silk fiber core, in tent, alternating straight, outline, long, short and couching stitches.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Switzerland or Germany

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Wall Pocket

Place

Switzerland (Object made in)

Date

Made 1601–1700

Medium

"Canvas" with paired threads, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss, metal thread would around a silk fiber core, in tent, alternating straight, outline, long, short and couching stitches

Dimensions

73.8 × 27.9 cm (29 × 11 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1955.16

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