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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
50.8 × 59.8 cm (20 × 23 1/2 in.)
Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Potter Palmer II through the Needlework and Textile Guild
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Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of a Collection of Early English Earthenware and other Works of Art (London: Burlington Fine Arts Club, 1913), exh. no. 1.
G. Saville Seligman, “Domestic Needlework, its origins and customs throughout the centuries,” (London: Country Life, 1926), fig. A, b, pl. 82 (ill.).
William DeGregorio and Christian Jussel, English Needlework 1600-1740: The Percival D. Griffiths Collection, vol. II (New Haven and London: Yale University Press and Crab Tree Farm Foundation, 2023), 165, no. N112 (ill.).
London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of a Collection of Early English Earthenware and other Works of Art, Dec. 2, 1913-Feb. 1914, exh. no. 51.
Art Institute of Chicago, European Needlework (Textile Furnishings) from the Permanent Collection, Oct. 27, 1979–Jan. 27, 1980.
Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 68-69, Department of European Decorative Arts, Sept. 12, 1990.
Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 68-69, Department of European Decorative Arts, Oct. 14, 1997- Jan. 4, 1998.
Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 68-69, Department of European Decorative Arts, Sept. 13, 2000- Feb. 9, 2001.
Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 68-69, Department of European Decorative Arts, Jan. 14- June 17, 2005.
Percial D. Griffiths, Cheldwrickbury, England, by 1913 [Burlington Fine Arts Club 1913; note on incoming receipt R3318]; sold to Frank Partidge, London, by May 2, 1927 [incoming receipt R3318, May 2, 1927; copy in curatorial object file]; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1927.
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