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Picture

English
1600–50


Object Place: England

Dimensions

69 cm (27 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1975.342

Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Adam and Eve on either side of center tree with serpent in it. Floral slips in four corners; deer, pelicans, peacocks, owls, other birds filling out ground. Inscription embroidered across top: “THE GARDEN OF PARADICE.” Flowers and fruit in scrolling vine in border. Wool, silk, metallic yarns and spangles embroidered on wool twill ground. Colors much faded, many small holes in ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Marika Raisz