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Bedcover

A work made of linen and cotton, weft-float faced 2:1 twill weave; embroidered with wool yarns in algerian eye, back, crossed back, individual back, buttonhole, pearl, romanian running, individual running, individual satin, stem, and two-sided italian cross stitches; couching; edged with linen, silk, and wool, plain weave in alternate alignment; three panels joined.
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  • A work made of linen and cotton, weft-float faced 2:1 twill weave; embroidered with wool yarns in algerian eye, back, crossed back, individual back, buttonhole, pearl, romanian running, individual running, individual satin, stem, and two-sided italian cross stitches; couching; edged with linen, silk, and wool, plain weave in alternate alignment; three panels joined.

Date:

c. 1620

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Bedcover

Origin

England

Date

Made 1615–1625

Medium

Linen and cotton, weft-float faced 2:1 twill weave; embroidered with wool yarns in Algerian eye, back, crossed back, individual back, buttonhole, pearl, Romanian running, individual running, individual satin, stem, and two-sided Italian cross stitches; couching; edged with linen, silk, and wool, plain weave in alternate alignment; three panels joined

Dimensions

159.6 × 134.8 cm (62 3/4 × 53 in.)

Credit Line

Robert Allerton Endowment

Reference Number

1986.988

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