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Box

Box

  • Place of origin:

    France

  • Date:

    17th century (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    embroidery

  • Museum number:

    617:1-1897

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Box, with lid, of wood, covered with white linen damask, which is embroidered in coloured silks and silver thread (originally gilt). The pattern on the top of the lid consists of interlacing stems, bearing flowers and fruit, and springing from a central rosette. On the sides of the lid are wavy floral stems.

Place of Origin

France

Date

17th century (made)

Materials and Techniques

embroidery

Descriptive line

Box, embroidered in coloured silks, French, 1600s

Materials

Silk thread; Wood

Techniques

Embroidery

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles; Containers; Woodwork; Household objects

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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