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Embroidered Picture, 19th century

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is silk embroidery, silk foundation, linen backing and its technique is embroidered in stem, satin and back stitches on a plain weave foundation; embroidered through two layers (silk and linen). It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 12.7 x 10.8 cm (5 x 4 1/4 in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture, 19th century; silk embroidery, silk foundation, linen backing; H x W: 12.7 x 10.8 cm (5 x 4 1/4 in.); 1975-86-11

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