Crewel-stitch fragment

English
18th century


Dimensions

74 x 49 cm (29 1/8 x 19 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.211

Medium or Technique

Cotton ground with wool and silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Crewel-stitch. Ground: white cotton woven with stripes of fine diamonds and zig-zags. Design: conventional floral forms, worked with red, reddish violet, blue, neutral green, neutral yellow, reddish orange, and dark brown wool and a little neutral silk.

Credit Line

Textile Special Fund