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The Embroidered Gaze

  • Object:

    Embroidery

  • Place of origin:

    Iceland (made)

  • Date:

    2016 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    James Merry (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    cotton embroidered with silks and polyester threads`

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the artist

  • Museum number:

    T.21-2017

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Embroidered panel, coloured silks and UV-sensitive polyester threads on cotton ground, glass beads.

Place of Origin

Iceland (made)

Date

2016 (made)

Artist/maker

James Merry (artist)

Materials and Techniques

cotton embroidered with silks and polyester threads`

Dimensions

Width: 92 cm embroidered section approximate, Height: 25 cm embroidered section approximate

Object history note

Commissioned by the V&A for use on the cover of their new Members Pack, 2016, and subsequently donated by the artist.

Descriptive line

James Merry. 'The Embroidered Gaze,' 2016.

Materials

Cotton; Glass beads; Embroidery silks; Polyester

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles; History of the V&A

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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