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Embroidery design - Four and Twenty Blackbirds
  • Four and Twenty Blackbirds
    Traquair, Phoebe Anna, born 1852 - died 1936
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Four and Twenty Blackbirds

  • Object:

    Embroidery design

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (made)

  • Date:

    c.1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Traquair, Phoebe Anna, born 1852 - died 1936 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    bodycolour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs H. V. Bartholomew

  • Museum number:

    E.1028-1976

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 76, box A

Physical description

Design for an embroidery showing Four and Twenty Blackbirds

Place of Origin

Scotland (made)

Date

c.1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Traquair, Phoebe Anna, born 1852 - died 1936 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

bodycolour

Dimensions

Height: 870 mm, Width: 985 mm

Descriptive line

Phoebe Anna Traquair. "Four and Twenty Blackbirds". Design for an embroidery. British, c.1890

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986

Materials

Bodycolour

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Categories

Embroidery; Designs; Drawings; Textiles; Scotland

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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