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The Poppy Field

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1983 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Page, Beryl (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silks and appliqué work on wool embroidered ground

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr C. Page

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Framed picture of a fabric appliqué collage using various embroidery techniques on a wool embroidered ground, and depicting a cornfield with poppies. A near-square of embroidered silks depicting the cornfield with a path running through it, a mountain range in the distance is set to the centre left upon a larger near-square in purple and cream wool embroidery with stylised large floral motif, some of which overlaps and recurs in the silk panel, and a stylised continuation of the path.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1983 (made)


Page, Beryl (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silks and appliqué work on wool embroidered ground


Width: 57 cm framed, Height: 52 cm framed, Height: 27.5 cm unframed, Width: 28 cm unframed, Height: 16 cm centre section, Width: 20 cm centre section

Descriptive line

Framed picture 'The Poppy Field' of an appliqué collage on a wool embroidered ground, designed by made by Beryl Page, Great Britain, 1983


Silk (textile); Embroidery silks; Wool yarn


Applied work; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Paths; Cornfields; Mountains; Poppies; Stylized flowers


Embroidery; Textiles

Production Type



Textiles and Fashion Collection

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