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Cream linen ground, embroidered in satin, stem and couching stitches, in yellow, blue, green, rose, red, and white silk yarns; metallic yarns, and gilded spangles and beads. Shaped neck and shoulders, tapering to narrow waist. Soiled; spangles tarnished.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

English, About 1600

Object Place

England

Dimensions

38.3 x 30.5 cm (15 1/16 x 12 in.)

Accession Number

60.560

Medium or Technique

Linen with silk and gold-colored metallic thread and spangles embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes