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Slip - Dog Rose

Dog Rose

  • Object:

    Slip

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered canvas with silks and linen thread

  • Museum number:

    T.52-1972

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Slip of embroidered canvas in silks in shades of green, yellow, pink, cream, brown and black in tent stitch. The ground is unworked except for an experimental patch of shaded tent stitch in cream, pink and red silk. The edges are turned and hemmed with linen thread. The slip depicts a slightly curved spray of dog roses. The stem is cut at the bottom.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1600 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered canvas with silks and linen thread

Dimensions

Height: 8.625 in, Height: 21.8 cm, Width: 6.75 in, Width: 17.1 cm

Descriptive line

Slip 'Dog Rose' of embroidered canvas in silks, England, ca. 1600

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Interiors

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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