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Silver Teapot

  • Object:

    Embroidered picture

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (made)

  • Date:

    1963 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hunter, Marilyn (designer)
    Hunter, Marilyn (embroiderer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk with silver thread, foil, wire and sequins, hessian

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.209-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Grey silk panel embroidered with silver thread, applied foil, beading, silver wire and sequins with a design depicting a silver tea-pot. Mounted in a custom hessian frame.

Place of Origin

Scotland (made)

Date

1963 (made)

Artist/maker

Hunter, Marilyn (designer)
Hunter, Marilyn (embroiderer)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk with silver thread, foil, wire and sequins, hessian

Dimensions

Width: 32.5 cm, Height: 28 cm, Height: 10.25 in, Width: 12.5 in

Descriptive line

Embroidered picture 'Silver Teapot' in silk with silver thread, designed and embroidered by Marilyn Hunter, Scotland, 1963

Materials

Silver wire; Foil; Sequins; Silver braid; Silk; Hessian

Techniques

Applied work; Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Teapots

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Scotland

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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