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Cover

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen embroidered in fine crewel wool

  • Museum number:

    863-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cover. Linen embroidered in fine wool with sprays of fantastic flowers and leaves, and crested birds, all in shades of pink, blue, green, purple, yellow and brown, predominantly using herringbone stitch.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen embroidered in fine crewel wool

Dimensions

Length: 93 cm, Width: 94 cm

Descriptive line

embroidered, 1700-50, English; Wool embroidery on linen

Materials

Linen; Crewel wool

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Stylised birds; Stylized flowers

Categories

Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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