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Set of Embroidered Figures

1959 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Set of machine-embroidered figures. A shepherd with two sheep for a Christmas crib. The figures are made of cone shapes stiffened with tailor's canvas and stuffed with kapok and decorated with machine-embroidery.


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Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 3 parts.

  • Figure
  • Figure
  • Figure
Materials and Techniques
Machine-embroidered, canvas, stuffed with kapok
Brief Description
A shepherd with sheep for christmas crib. The figure made of a cone shape stiffened with tailors canvas and stuffed with Kapok and decorated with machine embroidery. Designed and made by Susan Riley, Maidstone, 1959. Condition: Good. (NDS Collection - 5189&A)
Physical Description
Set of machine-embroidered figures. A shepherd with two sheep for a Christmas crib. The figures are made of cone shapes stiffened with tailor's canvas and stuffed with kapok and decorated with machine-embroidery.
Dimensions
  • Height: 235mm
  • Width: 109mm
  • Depth: 70mm
Credit line
Given by the Needlework Development Scheme
Production
NDS 5189
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.223 to B-1962

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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