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Bed cover

  • Place of origin:

    Castelo Branco (Region) (made)

  • Date:

    1700s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    linen embroidered with coloured silks

  • Museum number:

    T.67-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Natural linen bedcover with silk embroidery in pinks, yellows, blues and greens. Large dominant Tree of Life motif, scrolling foliage, stylized flowers and birds. Linen fringe border

Place of Origin

Castelo Branco (Region) (made)

Date

1700s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

linen embroidered with coloured silks

Dimensions

Width: 170 cm, Length: 236 cm

Descriptive line

Bed cover, natural linen embroidered in coloured silks, Castelo Branco work, 18th century

Materials

Linen; Silk thread

Techniques

Hand embroidery

Subjects depicted

Stylised birds; Stylized flowers; Tree; Scrolling foliage

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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