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Cap panel

Cap panel

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven linen, silk and copper-gilt strips, embroidered with glass beads and faceted glass, trimmed with gold lace

  • Museum number:

    306-1903

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cap panel, woven in linen, yellow silk, and copper-gilt strips, and embroidered with blue and white glass beads and further enriched with small pieces of faceted white glass. There is a scalloped trimming of gold lace. Pattern of curved floral stems. There are two sheets of paper printed with German characters, and a coarse cotton lining.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven linen, silk and copper-gilt strips, embroidered with glass beads and faceted glass, trimmed with gold lace

Dimensions

Length: 5.5 in, Width: 3.25 in

Object history note

Purchased (285 to 306-1903, £3).

Descriptive line

Cap panel, woven linen, silk and copper-gilt strips, embroidered with glass beads and faceted glass, Germany, 19th century.

Production Note

Attributed to 18th century when acquired.

Materials

Silk thread; Linen thread; Glass

Techniques

Weaving; Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Textiles; Hats & headwear; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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