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White satin ground, embroidered in satin, stem, and couching stitches with yellow, blue, green and white silk yarns, metallic yarns, purl and fancy wire, and gilded spangles. Two main panels show cockatoos, floral sprigs and caterpillars. Five rectangular compartments in spine show a tiger, a...

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Gift of Mrs. Evan Jones

English, 1600–50

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21 x 16 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidered with silk and gold-colored metallic threads and spangles


Textiles and Fashion Arts