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Rectangular panel

English
early 19th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

39.324

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery, Taffeta

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

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