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Sleigh

Sleigh

  • Place of origin:

    Spain (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1799 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (production)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    carved wood covered with velvet and silk, and embroidered with silk

  • Museum number:

    T.47-1922

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Image unavailable

Physical description

Model of a sleigh of wood covered with red velvet and white silk panels embroidered with delicately coloured silks, and trimmed with gilt copper. It has a curved form with supports of open scrollwork. On each side is represented a matador attacking a bull with a sword, behind him stands another bull-fighter. There is a border above, and on one side roses, tulips, bindweed and tendrils. The back and front have smaller shaped panels and flowers. The seat, inside and bottom panel are covered with a more modern figured green silk.

Place of Origin

Spain (made)

Date

1770-1799 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (production)

Materials and Techniques

carved wood covered with velvet and silk, and embroidered with silk

Dimensions

Length: 12.75 in, Width: 5.5 in

Descriptive line

model, embroidered, 1770-1779, Spanish

Materials

Silk; Wood; Copper; Velvet

Techniques

Carving; Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Roses; Tulips; Bulls; Tendrils

Categories

Woodwork; Embroidery; Ephemera

Collection code

T&F

Qr_O354828
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