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Given by Miss Anne Peake
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Linen coverlet quilted in back stitch. English, late seventeenth or early eighteenth century.
Place of Origin
Object history note
The object was acquired for its exceptional workmanship, as an example of embroidery. Given by Miss Anne Peake of Redbourn, Hertfordshire.
Historical context note
The design is unusual for English work of this type, and the appropriation of the figure subject to suit the scale and material at the disposal of the needle-worker is highly successful.
Textiles and Fashion Collection