Cabinet

English
1657


Object Place: England

Dimensions

18 x 24 x 25 cm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: H: 25.0 cm W: 24.0 cm D: 18.0 cm

Accession Number

43.524

Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidered with silk and metallic threads; raised work; woven metallic trim, silk velvet, paper, wood, metal

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cabinet of silk yarns embroidered in tent stitch on linen canvas, with metal trim. King and queen on top, ladies with various attributes on sides, animals and insects. Two metal carrying handles on sides; gilt carved wooden feet. Top opens in two places and two front doors open to expose drawers faced in pink silk cut velvet. Silk faded and metal tarnished.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection