Picture: Flora

mid-17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

28 x 22 cm (11 x 8 11/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 8 3/4 x 11 in.

Accession Number

49.544

Medium or Technique

Silk: embroidered with silk threads, glass beads and mica; raised work; pigment

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Picture: Flora standing in flower bower, holding flower in right hand. Above are castle, birds, and sun; below are a deer, a pool of water and a lion. Silk yarns and purl embroidered on silk. Very fragile, ground silk weak.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection