Rectangular panel of embroidery

English
17th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

102 x 119.5 cm (40 3/16 x 47 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.135

Medium or Technique

Linen ground with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular panel, made up of many fragments. Weft twill ground fabric with linen warp and cotton weft. Pattern, embroidered with blue (faded from green) crewels in brick, chain and other stitches, shows undulating branches and large scale leaves with prominent veins, rendered as shaded outlines. Very fragmentary condition; pieces mounted on all-cotton weft twill ground.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot