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Rectangular panel

early 19th century

Object Place: England


45.5 x 0.52 cm (17 15/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery, Taffeta

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Cream color taffeta ground, embroidered with fine polychrome silks in satin stitch and raised loops, and silver thread in raised satin and stem stitches. Fruits and flowers with foliage in a low blue bowl resting on a yellow ground. A bird is perched on a branch in the bowl. Several breaks in taffeta; needle holes and glue deposits around edges; top and bottom edges irregular. Silver tarnished. Selvedge left and right.

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur E. Davis in the name of Alice Cheney Baltzell