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

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Title

Picture Depicting the Queen of Sheba before King Solomon

Origin

England

Date

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 cm (11 1/2 × 15 1/4 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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