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Warrior

  • Object:

    Embroidered picture

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Asken, Janet (designer)
    Asken, Janet (embroiderer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered net and tulle, appliquéd in wool tweed, felt and other textiles, embroidered in gold threads

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.431-1960

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Small square embroidered picture with the background made up of layers of purple and blue variegated net and tulle, and embroidered with floral motifs. Appliquéd design of a horse and warrior in wool tweed, pink felt and other textiles, and embroidered in gold threads.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Asken, Janet (designer)
Asken, Janet (embroiderer)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered net and tulle, appliquéd in wool tweed, felt and other textiles, embroidered in gold threads

Dimensions

Width: 22 cm, Height: 24 cm, Depth: 2.6 cm framed

Descriptive line

Embroidered net and tulle picture 'Warrior', appliquéd in wool tweed, felt and other textiles, designed and embroidered by Janet Asken, Great Britain, 1960

Materials

Net; Tweed; Embroidery silks; Felt

Techniques

Applied work; Embroidering; Weaving

Subjects depicted

Horse; Equestrians; Warrior

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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