Pillow Cover (Depicting the Annunciation)

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool and silk in satin stitches; laid work and couching.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool and silk in satin stitches; laid work and couching.

Date:

1550/1600

Artist:

Southern Germany (Swabia) or Switzerland

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Title

Pillow Cover (Depicting the Annunciation)

Origin

Switzerland

Date

1550–1600

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with wool and silk in satin stitches; laid work and couching

Inscriptions

Inscription: AVE MARIA GRATIA PLENA DOMINUS TECUM (Hail Mary, full of Grace, the Lord is with Thee)

Dimensions

48.9 x 52 cm (19 1/4 x 20 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Grace R. Smith Textile Endowment

Reference Number

1982.16

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