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A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, hemp, silk, and cotton in a variety of laid work and couching with overcast and buttonhole bars.

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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, hemp, silk, and cotton in a variety of laid work and couching with overcast and buttonhole bars.

Date:

1987

Artist:

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

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Artist

Lissy Funk

Title

Sample

Origin

Zürich

Date

Made 1987

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, hemp, silk, and cotton in a variety of laid work and couching with overcast and buttonhole bars

Dimensions

43.2 × 19.2 cm (17 × 7 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Lissy Funk

Reference Number

1987.256.6

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