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Book cover

English
1600–50


Object Place, England

Dimensions

21 x 16 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.243

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidered with silk and gold-colored metallic threads and spangles

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin ground, embroidered in satin, stem, and couching stitches with yellow, blue, green and white silk yarns, metallic yarns, purl and fancy wire, and gilded spangles. Two main panels show cockatoos, floral sprigs and caterpillars. Five rectangular compartments in spine show a tiger, a butterfly, a lion and floral sprigs.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Evan Jones