Portion of Dress for a Madonna Statue

A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered with silvered-metal strips and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in stem stitches; laid work and couching; square glass pieces.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered with silvered-metal strips and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in stem stitches; laid work and couching; square glass pieces.

Date:

18th century

Artist:

Probably Spain

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Title

Portion of Dress for a Madonna Statue

Origin

Spain

Date

Made 1701–1800

Medium

Silk, plain weave; embroidered with silvered-metal strips and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in stem stitches; laid work and couching; square glass pieces

Dimensions

34.7 x 63.5 cm (13 5/8 x 25 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William J. Robertson

Reference Number

1995.154

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