Embroidery: The Prodigal Son

English
17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

29.2 x 43.5 cm (11 1/2 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.112

Medium or Technique

Linen or cotton, Silk; embroidery - Silk embroidery on linen or cotton ground

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

“The Prodigal Son”; worked with polychrome silk in tent stitch; in center, gentleman and two ladies seated at round table; upper right, leavetaking; upper left, return of Prodigal Son; animals and insects in interspaces; landscape background with several architectural arrangements.

Credit Line

By contribution from Mrs. John S. Ames