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Embroidered hanging

17th century


Dimensions

6.5 x 8 cm (2 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .08 x .065

Accession Number

85.17

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White satin on which is embroidered in long and short stitch the figure of a woman holding an anchor (?) and one with a baby in her arms, and a child clinging to her skirt. Probaby Hope and Charity. The colors used are blues, yellows, greens, pink and red, and a little brown.

Provenance

Gift of Charles Henry Parker,From the Estate of Alfred Greenough

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection