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Embroidered picture

English
mid-17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

39 x 29 cm (15 3/8 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.561

Medium or Technique

Linen, embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

King and Queen in landscape, surrounded by birds, insects and animals with windmill in background. Border of scrolling vines with fruit and flowers. Silk, silver and gilt-silver yarns, purl, seed pearls and fancy wires embroidered on linen, raised work. Figures have carved wood hands covered in silk; wood now exposed in places. Faded, worn, metals badly tarnished. Framed and glazed.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection