Cushion Cover (Made from a Woman's Dress)

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in algerian eye, back, buttonhole, open buttonhole filling, chain, double running, overcast, plaited braid, and square open work stitches; laid work, couching and woven wheels; spangles.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in algerian eye, back, buttonhole, open buttonhole filling, chain, double running, overcast, plaited braid, and square open work stitches; laid work, couching and woven wheels; spangles.

Date:

late 16th century

Artist:

England

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Title

Cushion Cover (Made from a Woman's Dress)

Origin

England

Date

1575–1600

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in Algerian eye, back, buttonhole, open buttonhole filling, chain, double running, overcast, plaited braid, and square open work stitches; laid work, couching and woven wheels; spangles

Dimensions

73.9 × 61.5 cm (29 1/8 × 24 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1955.1221

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