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Hanging

Hanging

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1725 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidery in worsteds on linen

  • Museum number:

    1474 to C-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Two curtains (have been unstitched) of woven linen, embroidered (chiefly in chain stitch) with coloured worsteds. Pattern of roses, lilies, carnations and other flowers springing from a long wavy tree-stem which grows from a grassy mound. Upon the mound are sheep and a dog. The pattern is repeated three times on each curtain.

Each curtain is made up of three widths stitched together. The middle width of 1474A is partly worked in a different stitch to chain stitch.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1725 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidery in worsteds on linen

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File number 32529/1902.

Descriptive line

Two curtains (have been unstitched), embroidery in worsteds on linen, England, 1700-1725

Materials

Linen; Worsted

Techniques

Weaving; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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