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Textile (England), 17th century

This is a Textile. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidery using counted stitches on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Musuem purchase through bequest of Ida McNeil in memory of Lincoln C. McNeil and Catherine McNeil.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 57.8 × 55.9 cm (22 3/4 × 22 in.)

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Textile (England), 17th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 57.8 × 55.9 cm (22 3/4 × 22 in.); Musuem purchase through bequest of Ida McNeil in memory of Lincoln C. McNeil and Catherine McNeil; 1992-168-1

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