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Panel (Judith with the head of Holofernes, Possbily from an Altar Frontal)

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen in back, a variety of buttonhole, chain, square chain, cross, long-armed cross, eyelet, herring bone, threaded herringbone, knotted, interlocking lace, overcast, running, double running, satin, and stem stitches; couching; edged with linen and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen bobbin lace.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen in back, a variety of buttonhole, chain, square chain, cross, long-armed cross, eyelet, herring bone, threaded herringbone, knotted, interlocking lace, overcast, running, double running, satin, and stem stitches; couching; edged with linen and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen bobbin lace.

Date:

c. 1590

Artist:

Switzerland

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Panel (Judith with the head of Holofernes, Possbily from an Altar Frontal)

Origin

Switzerland

Date

Made 1580–1610

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, linen, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen in back, a variety of buttonhole, chain, square chain, cross, long-armed cross, eyelet, herring bone, threaded herringbone, knotted, interlocking lace, overcast, running, double running, satin, and stem stitches; couching; edged with linen and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen bobbin lace

Dimensions

51 × 99.1 cm (20 × 39 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1895.148

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