Myddelton Biddulph Armorial Medallion

A work made of linen, plain weave; appliquéd with medallion of silk, satin weave; appliquéd with padded linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool, silk, cotton and silk- wrapped cotton and silk and cotton tubular braided cord in satin, single satin, split, and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; glass eye and appliquéd with silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; embroidered with silk and silk-wrapped cotton in paper padded satin stitches; couching.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; appliquéd with medallion of silk, satin weave; appliquéd with padded linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool, silk, cotton and silk- wrapped cotton and silk and cotton tubular braided cord in satin, single satin, split, and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; glass eye and appliquéd with silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; embroidered with silk and silk-wrapped cotton in paper padded satin stitches; couching.

Date:

c. 1846

Artist:

Designed by Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (English, 1812–1852) for Chirk Castle Red Drawing Room and Saloon
England, Wales, Wrexham, Chirk

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Artist

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

Title

Myddelton Biddulph Armorial Medallion

Origin

Wales

Date

1841–1851

Medium

Linen, plain weave; appliquéd with medallion of silk, satin weave; appliquéd with padded linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool, silk, cotton and silk- wrapped cotton and silk and cotton tubular braided cord in satin, single satin, split, and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; glass eye and appliquéd with silk, plain weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; embroidered with silk and silk-wrapped cotton in paper padded satin stitches; couching

Dimensions

42.2 x 36 cm (16 5/8 x 14 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Louise Lutz Endowment

Reference Number

2005.70

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