Woman's Coif (Altered)

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in back, individual back, bullion, chain, plaited braid, and stem stitches; buttonholed couching, darned wheels and french knots.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in back, individual back, bullion, chain, plaited braid, and stem stitches; buttonholed couching, darned wheels and french knots.

Date:

c. 1600

Artist:

England

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Title

Woman's Coif (Altered)

Origin

England

Date

1575–1625

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in back, individual back, bullion, chain, plaited braid, and stem stitches; buttonholed couching, darned wheels and French knots

Dimensions

24.9 × 41.1 cm (9 3/4 × 16 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1948.90

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