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Dress ornament

Dress ornament

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1926 - ca. 1927 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen embroidered with silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Q Gascoine

  • Museum number:

    T.137-1963

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Dress ornament of linen embroidered with green and purple silk, gold thread and re-embroidered with diamond pastes, small green, red and purple glass beads. The ornament is in the form of an 'aukh' and from it hangs a pendant ornament of strings of beads and tassels confined by a lotus ornament similarily embroidered to the main motif. This motif was propobably inspired by the Howard Carter's excavation of Tutankhamen's tomb in 1922.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1926 - ca. 1927 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen embroidered with silk

Dimensions

Width: 12 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1963/1625

Descriptive line

Dress ornament, England, ca. 1926 - ca. 1927

Materials

Linen; Silk (fiber)

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Lotus

Categories

Accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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