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Picture Depicting Adam and Eve (Needlework)

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and creped silk yarns, gilt-metal purl and wire, gilt-metal-wire-wrapped silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in buttonhole filling, raised and couched buttonhole, plaited braid, square chain, and tent stitches; knots, knotted pile, and couching; glass beads.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and creped silk yarns, gilt-metal purl and wire, gilt-metal-wire-wrapped silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in buttonhole filling, raised and couched buttonhole, plaited braid, square chain, and tent stitches; knots, knotted pile, and couching; glass beads.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Picture Depicting Adam and Eve (Needlework)

Place

England (Object made in)

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Made 1601–1700

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and creped silk yarns, gilt-metal purl and wire, gilt-metal-wire-wrapped silk, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in buttonhole filling, raised and couched buttonhole, plaited braid, square chain, and tent stitches; knots, knotted pile, and couching; glass beads

Dimensions

30.5 × 45.1 cm (12 × 17 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Wood, Mrs. Bertha Palmer Thorne, Mrs. Rose Movius Palmer, and Mrs. Gordon Palmer

Reference Number

1969.160

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