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Cradle coverlet

Cradle coverlet

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen embroidered in silks

  • Credit Line:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

(original 1952 description) Linen cloth quilted in lattice pattern with yellow silk in back stitch. In centre a crowned monogram, and in the four corners the same monogram in laurel wreath; flower sprays scattered over the field; chain, long and short, and stem stitches in pink, green, yellow, blue etc. silks.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1730 (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Linen embroidered in silks


Length: 33 in, Width: 23 in

Object history note

Bought of A Schofield (RF 51/ 101)

Descriptive line

Cradle coverlet of embroidered linen worked with flowers, crowns and monograms; made in England, 1730


Linen; Silks


Stitching; Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Stylized flowers; Crowns


Children & Childhood; Embroidery


Museum of Childhood

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