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Box

  • Place of origin:

    France (Place of origin given in original paperwork)

  • Date:

    1600-1650 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    embroidered with silk and metal thread

  • Museum number:

    1182:1-1864

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Box covered with green satin embroidered with flowers in white satin and gold thread and spangles.

Place of Origin

France (Place of origin given in original paperwork)

Date

1600-1650 (made)

Materials and Techniques

embroidered with silk and metal thread

Object history note

Original paperwork describes this as a medicine box.

Descriptive line

Box, embroidered satin, French, 1600-50

Materials

Silk; Silk thread; Spangle; Wood

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Embroidery; Household objects; Textiles; Containers; Woodwork

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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