Back of an embroidered bodice

English
About 1600


Object Place: England

Dimensions

38.3 x 30.5 cm (15 1/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

60.560

Medium or Technique

Linen with silk and gold-colored metallic thread and spangles embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream linen ground, embroidered in satin, stem and couching stitches, in yellow, blue, green, rose, red, and white silk yarns; metallic yarns, and gilded spangles and beads. Shaped neck and shoulders, tapering to narrow waist. Soiled; spangles tarnished.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund