Mirror Showing King Charles II, Queen Catherine of Braganza, and Scenes from the Old Testament

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk floss and yarns, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, gilt metal purl and cardboard in brick, overcast, running, satin, and split stitches; couching, padded couching and laid work; french knots, braided pom pons and seed pearls; in tortoise-shell frame.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk floss and yarns, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, gilt metal purl and cardboard in brick, overcast, running, satin, and split stitches; couching, padded couching and laid work; french knots, braided pom pons and seed pearls; in tortoise-shell frame.

Date:

c. 1665

Artist:

England

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Title

Mirror Showing King Charles II, Queen Catherine of Braganza, and Scenes from the Old Testament

Origin

England

Date

1660–1670

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk floss and yarns, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, gilt metal purl and cardboard in brick, overcast, running, satin, and split stitches; couching, padded couching and laid work; French knots, braided pom pons and seed pearls; in tortoise-shell frame

Dimensions

101.9 × 74.1 cm (40 1/8 × 29 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1963.748

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