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Embroidered Picture (Italy)

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated 16th century and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is silk, metal foil wrapped around silk core and its technique is stem and split stitch embroidery. It is a part of the Textiles department.

  • Frame
  • silver-plated electroformed copper.
  • Gift of Ronal Fritz.
  • 1980-49-1

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 47.7 x 44.8 cm (18 3/4 x 17 5/8 in.)

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Embroidered Picture (Italy); silk, metal foil wrapped around silk core; H x W x D: 47.7 x 44.8 cm (18 3/4 x 17 5/8 in.); 1955-147-1

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