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1550-1599 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Embroidery fragment of dark green wool with the remains of a bold floral and leaf pattern with coiling stems. The one remaining five petalled flower is of applied white satin couched with yellow cord and with additions of wool embroidery. The coiling stem pattern and leaf outlines consist of couched cord and there are traces of applied pink velvet and green silk which presumably were flowers and leaves. May have formed part of a saddle-cloth.


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Embroidered wool with wools, applied satin, velvet, silk
Brief description
Embroidery fragment of wool, England, 1550-1599.
Physical description
Embroidery fragment of dark green wool with the remains of a bold floral and leaf pattern with coiling stems. The one remaining five petalled flower is of applied white satin couched with yellow cord and with additions of wool embroidery. The coiling stem pattern and leaf outlines consist of couched cord and there are traces of applied pink velvet and green silk which presumably were flowers and leaves. May have formed part of a saddle-cloth.
Dimensions
  • Length: 7.75in
  • Width: 6.75in
Credit line
Given by C. L. Forbes, Esq.
Collection
Accession number
T.265-1959

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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