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Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (drawn)

  • Date:

    late 19th-early 20th century (drawn)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hunter, Blanche F., born 1850 - died 1950 (artist)
    Hunter, Annie, born 1860 - died 1927 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Photograph coloured with watercolour

  • Museum number:

    D.1671-1904

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case NN, shelf 2

Physical description

Photograph coloured with watercolour depicting a portion of a cope embroidered with a representation of the Annunciation and with floral ornament and the monograms 'M' and 'I.H.S.'

Place of Origin

Britain (drawn)

Date

late 19th-early 20th century (drawn)

Artist/maker

Hunter, Blanche F., born 1850 - died 1950 (artist)
Hunter, Annie, born 1860 - died 1927 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Photograph coloured with watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

'Blanche F. Hunter.'
Signed

'Annie Hunter.'
Signed

Dimensions

Height: 28 in, Width: 39.5 in

Object history note

Blanche F. Hunter, alongside her sister Ada, was an official V&A artist who supplied painted reconstructions of textiles.

Descriptive line

Photograph painted by Blanche and Annie Hunter, depicting a late 15th century English cope, found in East Langdon Church, Kent, watercolour on photograph, Britain, late 19th-early 20th century

Materials

Watercolour; Photographic paper

Techniques

Photography; Hand colouring

Subjects depicted

Floral motif; Embroidery; Cope

Categories

Drawings; Textiles; Embroidery; Christianity; Biblical Imagery; Ecclesiastical textiles

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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