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Pair of motifs

Pair of motifs

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    mid 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool embroidered with wool and silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Edwin H. Herzog

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of embroidered motifs from upholstered chairs. They are made of dark blue wool embroidered with wool and a little silk, predominately brown, beige and green with touches of red and blue and tent stitch.

The design shows two birds, both varieties of Pheasant, standing amongst flowers and shrubs. One faces to the left and the other to the right.

Place of Origin

England (made)


mid 18th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Wool embroidered with wool and silk

Descriptive line

Pair of embroidered wool motifs, England, mid 18th century.


Textiles; Embroidery; Furniture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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