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Bodice

  • Place of origin:

    Andalusia (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1749 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Couched silver thread, metal purl and strip, with embroidered silks

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss A. Sutherland Mackay

  • Museum number:

    T.184-1927

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Gold-coloured bodice with a floral design in silver thread, metal purl and strip in satin stitch and couched work, the coloured silks in split chain, sat, long and short and cross stitches, partly worked on linen canvas and applied.

Place of Origin

Andalusia (made)

Date

1700-1749 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Couched silver thread, metal purl and strip, with embroidered silks

Descriptive line

Bodice, floral design of embroidered silk and silver thread on gold-coloured ground, made in Andalusia, 1700-1749

Materials

Metallic thread; Silk thread; Purl; Metallic strip

Techniques

Couching (embroidering); Embroidering

Categories

Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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