Coif

A work made of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work in antique hem, double-rowed openwork, interlocking lace, overcast, and satin stitches; darned and overcast bars; darned and woven wheels; darned squares; woven picots; embroidered with silk and linen in bullion, satin and square chain stitches; buttonhole wheels and eyelet holes; edged with buttonhole loops.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work in antique hem, double-rowed openwork, interlocking lace, overcast, and satin stitches; darned and overcast bars; darned and woven wheels; darned squares; woven picots; embroidered with silk and linen in bullion, satin and square chain stitches; buttonhole wheels and eyelet holes; edged with buttonhole loops.

Date:

1601/25

Artist:

England

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Title

Coif

Origin

England

Date

1601–1625

Medium

Linen, plain weave; cut and drawn work in antique hem, double-rowed openwork, interlocking lace, overcast, and satin stitches; darned and overcast bars; darned and woven wheels; darned squares; woven picots; embroidered with silk and linen in bullion, satin and square chain stitches; buttonhole wheels and eyelet holes; edged with buttonhole loops

Dimensions

21 × 40 cm (8 1/4 × 15 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland through the Needlework and Textile Guild

Reference Number

1929.632

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