Pictorial embroidery: Susanna and the Elders

mid-17th century

Object Place: England


41 x 32 cm (16 1/8 x 12 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: 10 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidererd with silk and metallic threads, seed pearls, and spangles; raised work; pigment

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Textiles and Fashion Arts



Picture: Susanna and the Elders. Susanna with two elders at pool in center, fountain to left, castle in center background, two women to right of picture. Silk yarns, purl, seed pearls and spangles embroidered on silk, touch of paint on figures. Faded. Framed and glazed.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection