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Picture Depicting the Queen of Sheba before King Solomon

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin and plain weaves; painted; embroidered with silk, silk 2:2 twill oblique interlaced tapes, gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, and gilt- and silvered-metal strips, coils, wires and paillettes in satin, single satin, raised stem and a variety of buttonhole stitches; laid work and couching; feathers; glass beads and seed pearls.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin and plain weaves; painted; embroidered with silk, silk 2:2 twill oblique interlaced tapes, gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, and gilt- and silvered-metal strips, coils, wires and paillettes in satin, single satin, raised stem and a variety of buttonhole stitches; laid work and couching; feathers; glass beads and seed pearls.

Date:

1601/50

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Picture Depicting the Queen of Sheba before King Solomon

Place

England (Object made in)

Date

Made 1601–1650

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; appliquéd with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin and plain weaves; painted; embroidered with silk, silk 2:2 twill oblique interlaced tapes, gilt- and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk, and gilt- and silvered-metal strips, coils, wires and paillettes in satin, single satin, raised stem and a variety of buttonhole stitches; laid work and couching; feathers; glass beads and seed pearls

Dimensions

29.3 × 38.8 × 6.4 cm (11 1/2 × 15 1/4 × 2 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Laurance H. Armour, Sr. in memory of her mother, Mrs. Henry Malcolm Withers

Reference Number

1962.773

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