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Embroidered Picture (England), 17th century

This is a Embroidered picture. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is silk, silk-wrapped metal, mica, peacock feather, human hair and its technique is embroidered in satin, stem, and couching stitches with looping and loop and twist (needle lace) on 7/1 satin foundation. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. It is credited Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.5 x 44.5cm (12 x 17 1/2in.)

Cite this object as

Embroidered Picture (England), 17th century; silk, silk-wrapped metal, mica, peacock feather, human hair; H x W: 30.5 x 44.5cm (12 x 17 1/2in.); Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer; 1981-28-118

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