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The Poppy Field

  • Object:

    Picture

  • 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:

    T.309-1997

  • 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)

Date

1983 (made)

Artist/maker

Page, Beryl (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silks and appliqué work on wool embroidered ground

Dimensions

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

Materials

Silk (textile); Embroidery silks; Wool yarn

Techniques

Applied work; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Paths; Cornfields; Mountains; Poppies; Stylized flowers

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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