Quilted and embroidered panel

English
early 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

116 x 106.3 cm (45 11/16 x 41 7/8 in.); Legacy dimension: H: 116.0 cm W: 106.3 cm

Accession Number

43.259

Medium or Technique

Linen; embroiderd with silk, quilted

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: ivory linen, quilted with deep cream colored silk in backstitch in small scale lozenge diaper. Design: powdered small motifs, flowers, oriental birds and figures wearing oriental costume, worked with red, green, brown and neutral yellow silk in chain, satin, buttonhole, dot, whipped chain, eyelet, stem and backstitch. Edges bound with linen tape. Many small stains.

Provenance

Lent by Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick, February 15,1943. Gift of Miss Elizabeth Day McCormick.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection