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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

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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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