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Needlework

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in tent stitches and embroidered with silk, linen, gilt-metal strips, wires, purl, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in bullion, cross, satin, and stem stitches; raised work in a variety of buttonhole, raised stem, and trellis stitches with buttonhole and bullion picots; couching and embroidered cut pile; embellished with seed pearls and glass beads.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in tent stitches and embroidered with silk, linen, gilt-metal strips, wires, purl, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in bullion, cross, satin, and stem stitches; raised work in a variety of buttonhole, raised stem, and trellis stitches with buttonhole and bullion picots; couching and embroidered cut pile; embellished with seed pearls and glass beads.

Date:

1698

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Needlework

Place

England (Object made in)

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Made 1698

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave; appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk in tent stitches and embroidered with silk, linen, gilt-metal strips, wires, purl, and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in bullion, cross, satin, and stem stitches; raised work in a variety of buttonhole, raised stem, and trellis stitches with buttonhole and bullion picots; couching and embroidered cut pile; embellished with seed pearls and glass beads

Inscriptions

Inscription: 98 S B

Dimensions

34.6 × 43.5 cm (15 5/8 × 17 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Potter Palmer II through the Needlework and Textile Guild

Reference Number

1927.538

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