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Ribbon

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    1902 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven in silk on a white ground

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss M Simeon

  • Museum number:

    T.154-1986

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Woven silk ribbon made to commemorate the Coronation of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. Woven in black silk on a white ground simulating an engraving. The group portrait is wreathed in thistles, roses and shamrocks with a view of Windsor Castle above and the royal arms below.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)

Date

1902 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven in silk on a white ground

Dimensions

:, Height: 41.3 cm, :, Width: 20 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/1920.

Although taken from some popular engraving of the time, the slightly coarse treatment resembles the German ribbons in an earlier pattern book of ribbons in the Department. It may nevertheless be English.

Descriptive line

Woven silk ribbon made to commemorate the Coronation of Edward VII and Queen Alexandra, probably made in England, 1902.

Materials

Silk (textile)

Techniques

Weaving

Subjects depicted

Portrait; Flowers; Building; Crown; Royal arms

Categories

Textiles; Royalty

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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