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

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Title

Book Cover for Book of Psalms, Prayers, and Hymns

Origin

England

Date

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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