Portrait

1625-1650 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Embroidered portrait of Charles I looking to the left. Bust portrait of embroidered white silk satin with silks and applied to green satin in split, satin, and long and short stitches. The king is wearing a falling lace collar, a black doublet with the sleeves slit to show the shirt, and an order worn on a blue ribbon. Oval border of metal point and sequins.


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Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Embroidered silk satin with silks, applied to satin, metal and sequins
Brief Description
Portrait of Charles I of embroidered silk satin with silks, England, 1625-1650
Physical Description
Embroidered portrait of Charles I looking to the left. Bust portrait of embroidered white silk satin with silks and applied to green satin in split, satin, and long and short stitches. The king is wearing a falling lace collar, a black doublet with the sleeves slit to show the shirt, and an order worn on a blue ribbon. Oval border of metal point and sequins.
Dimensions
  • Length: 5in
  • Width: 3.875in
Production typesmall batch
Credit line
Given by Lady Prendergast
Subject depicted
Associated Object
812-1891 (Group)
Collection
Accession Number
T.175-1961

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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