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Not currently on display at the V&A

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1600-1629 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Textile panel of embroidered linen canvas appliqué on cotton velvet. Three horizontal bands joined together, with the topmost band composed of two pieces, of dark green velvet applied with flowers, animals and insects. Worked in green, yellow, white, red, pink, cream and blue silks in tent stitch on linen canvas, and couched along the outlines with green floss silk. The background is sprinkled with moths and beetles with cream silk in padded satin stitch.


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Materials and Techniques
Embroidered linen canvas with silks, appliquéd on cotton velvet
Brief Description
Textile panel of embroidered linen canvas with silks and appliquéd on cotton velvet, England, 1600-1629
Physical Description
Textile panel of embroidered linen canvas appliqué on cotton velvet. Three horizontal bands joined together, with the topmost band composed of two pieces, of dark green velvet applied with flowers, animals and insects. Worked in green, yellow, white, red, pink, cream and blue silks in tent stitch on linen canvas, and couched along the outlines with green floss silk. The background is sprinkled with moths and beetles with cream silk in padded satin stitch.
Dimensions
  • Length: 28.5in
  • Width: 35in
Credit line
Given by Miss K. Bird
Collection
Accession Number
T.81-1954

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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