Panel of embroidery

English
First half 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

81.7 x 64.5 cm (32 3/16 x 25 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

56.1140

Medium or Technique

Linen, silk, and Wool; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Quadrilateral panel. Polychrome silks and crewels on linen canvas; design worked entirely in petit point. Shows a tiny hill from which grow a variety of flowering plants including roses, tulips and carnations, on a white field; bordering this, a band of floral sprigs on a white ground. Two lower corners not embroidered; covered with pieces of similar embroidery. Originally probably rectangular; now pulled into a parallelogram. Slightly faded.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot