Object Place: England
71 x 49.5 x 2.5 cm (27 15/16 x 19 1/2 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and cotton twill embroidered with wool
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Drawstring work bag worked with green wool yarns on linen warp and cotton weft ground, woven in weft-faced twill (fustian). Pattern of thick stems with giant leaves with various different designs created with filling and speckling stitches; pattern same on both faces; green and white tassel. Green wools faded. Initialed “M F,” dated “1683.”
Mayorcas, Ltd., London; Purchased by the MFA, December 8, 1971.
Textile Income Purchase Fund