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Embroidered picture

Embroidered picture

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1661 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered satin in silks

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Mary Davies

  • Museum number:

    T.229-1931

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Picture of embroidered satin in silks in tent stitch. Raised work. The ground is covered with animals, birds, insects and sprays of flowers arranged symmetrically. In the centre, a lion and unicorn confront a crayfish above the date 1661 and a leopard, and below are the letters H.P.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1661 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered satin in silks

Marks and inscriptions

'1661'

'H P'

Dimensions

Length: 19 in, Width: 15 in approx.

Descriptive line

Picture of embroidered satin in silks, England, 1661

Materials

Satin; Silk

Techniques

Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Caterpillars; Crayfish; Stags; Snails; Butterflies; Rabbits; Leopards; Flowers

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles; Animals and Wildlife

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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