Portion of Bedhanging

A work made of linen, squares of plain weave; cut work embroidered in overcast stitches and buttonholed bars; alternating with squares of knotted square netting embroidered in cloth, darning, and overcast stitches.
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  • A work made of linen, squares of plain weave; cut work embroidered in overcast stitches and buttonholed bars; alternating with squares of knotted square netting embroidered in cloth, darning, and overcast stitches.

Date:

1601/50

Artist:

Spain or Portugal

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Title

Portion of Bedhanging

Origin

Spain

Date

1601–1650

Medium

Linen, squares of plain weave; cut work embroidered in overcast stitches and buttonholed bars; alternating with squares of knotted square netting embroidered in cloth, darning, and overcast stitches

Dimensions

227.5 x 114.7 cm (89 1/2 x 45 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Needlework and Textile Guild of Chicago and Mrs. Don H. Reuben

Reference Number

1980.131

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