Box with scene from the Judgment of Solomon

English
1650–75


Object Place: England

Dimensions

27 x 33 x 18 cm (10 5/8 x 13 x 7 1/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 18.0 x 33.0 x 27.0 cm

Accession Number

43.525

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; embroidered with silk and metallic threads, seed pearls, glass beads, and coral; raised work; appliqué; wood, metal

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Box with scene of Judgement of Solomon on top. Lion and deer on front, canvas work scenes on each side, purl work flowers on back. Silk yarns, purl, coral and seed pearls embroidered on white silk, raised work, metal trim and feet, metal side carrying handles. Top open, mirror and writing compartments inside, inside tray lifts out. Good condition, top soiled.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection