Embroidered picture: Prodigal Son

English
mid-17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

35.7 x 47 x 4 cm (14 1/16 x 18 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.) Including frame

Accession Number

43.409

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery with metal threads and mica with wood and resin frame with glass

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Five scenes from the Story of the Prodigal Son. Silk and gilt-silver yarns and purl embroidered on linen; raised work; mica. Good condition. Tortoiseshell frame, glazed.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection