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Picture (Needlework)

A work made of silk, satin weave; appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in tent stitches; and with silk, satin weave and linen, plain weave; and silk, silk chenille, silk bouclé, silk-wrapped-metal coils, and linen in back, coral, eyelet, overcast, roman, satin, single satin, single running, stem, raised stem, split and a variety of buttonhole stitches; laid work, couching, padded couching, french knots and bullion picots; mica, glass beads and seed pearls.
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  • A work made of silk, satin weave; appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in tent stitches; and with silk, satin weave and linen, plain weave; and silk, silk chenille, silk bouclé, silk-wrapped-metal coils, and linen in back, coral, eyelet, overcast, roman, satin, single satin, single running, stem, raised stem, split and a variety of buttonhole stitches; laid work, couching, padded couching, french knots and bullion picots; mica, glass beads and seed pearls.

Date:

1657

Artist:

England

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Title

Picture (Needlework)

Origin

England

Date

Made 1657

Medium

Silk, satin weave; appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in tent stitches; and with silk, satin weave and linen, plain weave; and silk, silk chenille, silk bouclé, silk-wrapped-metal coils, and linen in back, coral, eyelet, overcast, Roman, satin, single satin, single running, stem, raised stem, split and a variety of buttonhole stitches; laid work, couching, padded couching, French knots and bullion picots; mica, glass beads and seed pearls

Inscriptions

Inscription: 1657

Dimensions

45.1 × 61.4 cm (17 3/4 × 24 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of Mrs. Laurance H. Armour, Sr. in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Malcolm Withers

Reference Number

1965.766

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