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Panel

Panel

  • Place of origin:

    Sicily (made)

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk embroidery on linen

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lewis F. Day

  • Museum number:

    T.227-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Silk embroidery on linen in satin and double-running stitches. The pattern consists of horizontal rows of animals and floriated crosses within a lozenge trellis, withi similar devices at the intersection of the diagonal stitching. The borders are detached leaf patterns. At each end is a band of chequer-ornament and a short fringe.

Place of Origin

Sicily (made)

Date

17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk embroidery on linen

Dimensions

Length: 18 in, Width: 16.25 in

Object history note

Registered File no. 9901/1926.

Descriptive line

Embroidered linen in coloured silks with beasts and geometric motifs; Sicily; 1600s.

Materials

Silk thread; Linen

Techniques

Embroidered; Plain weave

Subjects depicted

Crosses (motifs); Animals

Categories

Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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