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Needlework (Depicting the Four Seasons)

A work made of silk, satin weave; embroidered with linen, silk, silk-wrapped-metal purl, and gilt-metal purl in bullion, raised and detached, knotted and twisted buttonhole, crossed, raised stem filling and satin stitches; couching, laid work, buttonhole picots, french knots, and embroidered pile; seed pearls and mica.
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  • A work made of silk, satin weave; embroidered with linen, silk, silk-wrapped-metal purl, and gilt-metal purl in bullion, raised and detached, knotted and twisted buttonhole, crossed, raised stem filling and satin stitches; couching, laid work, buttonhole picots, french knots, and embroidered pile; seed pearls and mica.

Date:

c. 1660

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Needlework (Depicting the Four Seasons)

Origin

England

Date

Made 1655–1665

Medium

Silk, satin weave; embroidered with linen, silk, silk-wrapped-metal purl, and gilt-metal purl in bullion, raised and detached, knotted and twisted buttonhole, crossed, raised stem filling and satin stitches; couching, laid work, buttonhole picots, French knots, and embroidered pile; seed pearls and mica

Dimensions

50.8 × 59.8 cm (20 × 23 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1927.540

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