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Bed cover

Bed cover

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered in silk thread on linen ground.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lewis F. Day

  • Museum number:

    T.203-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silk embroidery on linen in long and short, chain, and satin stitches. The ground is divided into compartments by a scrolling pattern, with a small flower inside each compartment. There is a rococo border with flowers of various kinds springing from it. The embroidery is worked entirely in yellow silk.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1725 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered in silk thread on linen ground.

Dimensions

Length: 44 in, Width: 36 in

Object history note

Registered File number 9901/1926. See R.P. 6363/1929 and 9813/1929.

Descriptive line

£mbroidered linen; England, 1700-25.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

King, Donald, ed. British textile design in the Victoria & Albert Museum. Tokyo: 1980. Vol. I.

Materials

Silk thread; Linen

Techniques

Embroidered; Plain weave

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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