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Embroidered picture

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1947 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hill, Margaret (designer)
    Hill, Margaret (embroiderer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered canvas with coloured silks and metal thread, appliqued with silk, wool and velvet, glass beads and sequins

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.208-1947

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Picture of embroidered canvas with coloured silks and metal thread in raised work and herringbone stitches, and appliqued with silk, wool and velvet. With an undersea scene showing angelfish and seaweed, and created on a tailor's canvas panel. With glass beads and sequins.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1947 (made)

Artist/maker

Hill, Margaret (designer)
Hill, Margaret (embroiderer)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered canvas with coloured silks and metal thread, appliqued with silk, wool and velvet, glass beads and sequins

Dimensions

Width: 37 cm without frame, Height: 26 cm without frame, Width: 63 cm frame, Height: 52 cm frame, Depth: 5 cm frame

Descriptive line

Picture of embroidered canvas with coloured silks and metal thread, with appliqué, designed and made by Margaret Hill, Great Britain, 1947

Materials

Canvas; Silk; Wool; Velvet; Embroidery silks; Glass beads; Sequins; Metal thread

Techniques

Embroidering; Applied work; Weaving; Beading

Subjects depicted

Seaweed; Angelfish (fish)

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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