Embroidery fragment

European
17th century (?)


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

35 x 74 cm (13 3/4 x 29 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

95.1107

Medium or Technique

Linen tabby with silk floss and gold-colored metallic wrapped thread (couched) embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Couching. White linen; main border design of mermaids, each has one tail and holds a flowering grass in one hand. Flowers and crowns etc. Narrower borders of conventional flowers. Colors, pinks, light yellows, greens, blues, brown and gold.

Credit Line

Gift of James William Paige