Bag (Needlework)

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered in silk threads and silver-gilt strips wound around a silk fibre core in rococo and plait (thread counted) stitches, couching, plaited braid and woven rosettes; tassels made with silver-gilt threads in turk's head knots; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered in silk threads and silver-gilt strips wound around a silk fibre core in rococo and plait (thread counted) stitches, couching, plaited braid and woven rosettes; tassels made with silver-gilt threads in turk's head knots; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

1601/25

Artist:

England

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Title

Bag (Needlework)

Origin

England

Date

1601–1625

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered in silk threads and silver-gilt strips wound around a silk fibre core in rococo and plait (thread counted) stitches, couching, plaited braid and woven rosettes; tassels made with silver-gilt threads in Turk's head knots; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

11.5 × 11.9 cm (4 1/2 × 4 5/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1966.150

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