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Embroidered Slip (England), 17th century

This is a Embroidered slip. It is dated 17th century and we acquired it in 1992. Its medium is silk embroidery on linen foundation and its technique is embroidered in counted stitches. 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: 14.6 × 9.2 cm (5 3/4 × 3 5/8 in.)

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Embroidered Slip (England), 17th century; silk embroidery on linen foundation; H x W: 14.6 × 9.2 cm (5 3/4 × 3 5/8 in.); Musuem purchase through bequest of Ida McNeil in memory of Lincoln C. McNeil and Catherine McNeil; 1992-168-4

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