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Cabinet

English
1650–75


Object Place: England

Dimensions

17 x 29 x 23 cm (6 11/16 x 11 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.363

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Cabinet with scenes from the story of Rebecca. Silk yarns and purl embroidered on white silk ground; metal trim; engraved gilt latch plate on front, one carrying handle (one missing). Top opens, painted scene and mirror inside. Front door swings open, painted silk scenes and flowers on drawer fronts. Soiled, metal badly tarnished.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection