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Skein of embroidery silk

Skein of embroidery silk

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1910-1920 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    James Pearsall & Co Ltd. (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk thread

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Jane Gregory

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Twisted skein of embroidery silk. Green (Shade R30).

Place of Origin

England (made)


1910-1920 (made)


James Pearsall & Co Ltd. (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Silk thread

Marks and inscriptions

'Rokfast Twisted Embroidery Silk'
On the label

'This colour is immovable and will NOT FADE'
On the label

Object history note

Registered File number 1986/350. Part of a collection of four skeins of embroidery silk T.57 to C-1986 used by the aunt of the donor.

Descriptive line

Twisted skein of embroidery silk, made by James Pearsall & Co Ltd., England, 1910-1920.


Silk thread


Needlework accessories


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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