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Book Cover for Book of Psalms, Prayers, and Hymns

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in plaited braid and tent stitches; raised darning.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in plaited braid and tent stitches; raised darning.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Book Cover for Book of Psalms, Prayers, and Hymns

Place

England (Object made in)

Date

Made 1601–1700

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in plaited braid and tent stitches; raised darning

Dimensions

9.8 × 6.4 cm (2 1/2 × 3 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles H. Schweppe to the Needlework and Textile Guild

Reference Number

1930.103

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