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Fragment (Needlework)

A work made of silk and silver gilt strip, plain weave with supplementary facing wefts; embroidered with silk floss and gold- and silver-gilt strips wound around silk fiber cores in herringbone, satin, and stem stitches; laid work of gold gilt coils; couching and padded couching.
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  • A work made of silk and silver gilt strip, plain weave with supplementary facing wefts; embroidered with silk floss and gold- and silver-gilt strips wound around silk fiber cores in herringbone, satin, and stem stitches; laid work of gold gilt coils; couching and padded couching.

Date:

1750/1800

Artist:

Europe

About this artwork

Status

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Department

Textiles

Title

Fragment (Needlework)

Origin

Europe

Date

Made 1750–1800

Medium

Silk and silver gilt strip, plain weave with supplementary facing wefts; embroidered with silk floss and gold- and silver-gilt strips wound around silk fiber cores in herringbone, satin, and stem stitches; laid work of gold gilt coils; couching and padded couching

Dimensions

98.6 × 28.2 cm (38 7/8 × 11 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Belle M. Borland Endowment

Reference Number

1987.30

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