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Sachet

Sachet

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1770-1799 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk embroidered with coloured silks, silver thread, metal foil and sequins; stem, stain, long and short stitch, and couched work. Metal fringe.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss K.M. White

  • Museum number:

    T.8-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

White silk embroidered with pink, red, green, yellow, blue, brown and black silks, silver thread, silver sequins and coloured metal foil. On one side is a butterfly and a garland of field flowers with cartouche of trellis round the edges. On the other side, bunches of field flowers and lengths of ribbon tied in bows. Fringe of looped metal strip.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1770-1799 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk embroidered with coloured silks, silver thread, metal foil and sequins; stem, stain, long and short stitch, and couched work. Metal fringe.

Dimensions

Length: 20.3 cm, Width: 27.9 cm

Object history note

Registered file number 50/350

Descriptive line

embroidered silk, 1770-1799, English

Materials

Silk; Silver

Techniques

Embroidering; Couching

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Butterflies

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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