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Embroidered picture

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk embroidery with beads.

  • Museum number:

    T.176-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Worked in silk and coloured beads. In the middle are the arms of Pope Benedict XIV (1740-1758) surmounted by the triple crown. At each side is a naturalistic plant form. Various colours are used on a white ground.

Place of Origin

Italy (made)

Date

1700-1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk embroidery with beads.

Dimensions

Length: 9.25 in, Width: 6 in

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File no. 1929/10117.

Descriptive line

Beaded and embroidered panel with Papal arms; Italy; 1700-1750.

Materials

Silk thread; Beads

Techniques

Embroidering; Beading (process)

Subjects depicted

Plants; Arms (papal)

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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