Amice

A work made of silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip facing wefts; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin, split, raised stem, and stem stitches; couching; a: cords of silk, oblique interlacing; tassel of silk, oblique interlacing and a knotting technique known as macramé with cut fringe (no cords or tassel on b).
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip facing wefts; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin, split, raised stem, and stem stitches; couching; a: cords of silk, oblique interlacing; tassel of silk, oblique interlacing and a knotting technique known as macramé with cut fringe (no cords or tassel on b).

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Spain

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Title

Amice

Origin

Spain

Date

1601–1700

Medium

Silk, plain weave with gilt-metal strip facing wefts; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in satin, split, raised stem, and stem stitches; couching; a: cords of silk, oblique interlacing; tassel of silk, oblique interlacing and a knotting technique known as macramé with cut fringe (no cords or tassel on b)

Dimensions

63.5 × 16.4 cm (25 × 6 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1891.15a

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