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Embroidered Picture (England), 1800

This is a Embroidered picture. It was embroidered by S. Handley. It is dated 1800 and we acquired it in 1974. Its medium is silk embroidery on silk foundation and its technique is embroidered in speckling, running and satin stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mrs. H.P. Davison. It is credited Gift of Mrs. H.P. Davison.

Its dimensions are

Frame H x W: 22.9 x 36.2 cm (9 x 14 1/4 in.)

It is signed

S. Handley

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (England), 1800; Embroidered by S. Handley ; silk embroidery on silk foundation; Frame H x W: 22.9 x 36.2 cm (9 x 14 1/4 in.); Gift of Mrs. H.P. Davison; 1974-72-10

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