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Adam and Eve (embroidered picture)

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Embroidered picture; Adam and Eve; horizontal rectangle; white satin ground with closely-spaced embroidered design showing Adam and Eve standing under apple tree with serpent twined about trunk; man standing left background, woman in right background; child in left foreground; great variety of...

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Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

English, 17th century

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45 x 31.7 x 3.5 cm (17 11/16 x 12 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.) Including frame

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk, metal thread, metal wrapped paper, and sequins; wood frame with glass


Textiles and Fashion Arts