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Head Of Christ

  • Object:

    Picture

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1983 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dean, Beryl, born 1911 - died 2001 (designer and maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk embroidery with metal threads and wooden frame

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the maker

  • Museum number:

    T.154-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Picture in silk embroidered in metallic gold threads of the Head of Christ with a crown of thorns. Mounted in an older wooden frame.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1983 (made)

Artist/maker

Dean, Beryl, born 1911 - died 2001 (designer and maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silk embroidery with metal threads and wooden frame

Dimensions

Height: 46.5 cm in frame, Width: 50 cm in frame, Height: 18 cm embroidery, Width: 20 cm embroidery

Descriptive line

Picture 'Head Of Christ' in silk embroidered in metallic gold threads, designed and made by Beryl Dean, England, 1983

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

Dean, Beryl. Chelmsford Cathedral 'Cathedral of the Forest', Newland. Embroidery. Spring 1984, pp.18-19

Materials

Silk (textile); Metal thread; Wood

Techniques

Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Christianity

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles; Christianity

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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