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  • Place of origin:

    Abruzzi (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk embroidery on linen with gold lace edging

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lewis F. Day

  • Museum number:

    T.224-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silk embroidery on linen with double-running stitch in many colours. At the bottom is an oblong panel of geometrical diaper and leaf edging. Above are four cross devices separated by three vertical bands. It is edged at the sides with narrow gold lace.

Place of Origin

Abruzzi (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk embroidery on linen with gold lace edging

Dimensions

Length: 11.75 in, Width: 27.5 in

Object history note

Registered File no. 9901/1926. Note that CIS record states 19th century, while register states 17th-18th century for attribution date of this object.

Descriptive line

Silk embroidery on linen, fragment; Italy; 1800s.

Materials

Silk thread; Linen; Gold thread

Techniques

Embroidered; Lace making

Categories

Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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