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A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, hemp, cotton, horsehair, and silver beads in detached buttonhole, detached trammed buttonhole, and bullion knot stitches; a variety of laidwork and couching, buttonhole and overcast bars; coiling in lazy squaw stitch; appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered in overcast stitches; beaded.

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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, hemp, cotton, horsehair, and silver beads in detached buttonhole, detached trammed buttonhole, and bullion knot stitches; a variety of laidwork and couching, buttonhole and overcast bars; coiling in lazy squaw stitch; appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered in overcast stitches; beaded.

Date:

1987

Artist:

Lissy Funk (Swiss, born Germany, 1909–2005)
Switzerland, Zürich

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Lissy Funk

Title

Sample

Date

Made 1987

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, hemp, cotton, horsehair, and silver beads in detached buttonhole, detached trammed buttonhole, and bullion knot stitches; a variety of laidwork and couching, buttonhole and overcast bars; coiling in lazy squaw stitch; appliquéd with linen, plain weave; embroidered in overcast stitches; beaded

Dimensions

16.8 × 17.5 cm (6 5/8 × 6 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Lissy Funk

Reference Number

1987.256.5

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