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Embroidered picture

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1660 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered linen canvas with coloured silks

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Sir Frederick Richmond, Bt

  • Museum number:

    T.49-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Picture of embroidered linen canvas with coloured silks in tent, long and short, rococo, satin, split, outline and needlepoint stitches and couched work. Lady in an arbour holding a flower. Smaller figure of a lady playing a lute on the left and a gentleman smoking a pipe on the right. Landscape with plants, animals, birds, insects, building and a rainbow.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

ca. 1660 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered linen canvas with coloured silks

Dimensions

Width: 17.5 in, Height: 23 in

Descriptive line

Picture of embroidered linen canvas with coloured silks, England, ca. 1660

Materials

Linen; Silk

Techniques

Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Musicians; Deer; Sun; Trees; Grapes; Squirrels; Sheep; Slugs; Women; Snails; Rainbows; Smoking; Dogs; Caterpillars; Birds; Music; Grasshopper; Leopards; Men; Flowers; Butterflies

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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