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Fire screen panel

Fire screen panel

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1792 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Body, Mary Ann, born 1780 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk embroidery on satin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Frances M. Beach

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Oval embroidery worked in satin stitch with silk thread on a white satin ground. Depicts a bunch of flowers (roses, carnations, convolvulus, tulips, etc.) in natural colours, with a delicate stem border surrounding.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1792 (made)


Body, Mary Ann, born 1780 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silk embroidery on satin


Height: 20.25 in, Width: 18 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1929/6929. Worked by the grandmother of the donor.

Descriptive line

Embroidery depicting a bunch of flowers in silk on satin, worked in satin stitch; England, 1792.


Silk thread


Embroidered; Satin weave

Subjects depicted

Roses; Flowers; Tulips; Convolvulus; Carnations


Embroidery; Interiors


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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