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Cabinet of silk yarns embroidered in tent stitch on linen canvas, with metal trim. King and queen on top, ladies with various attributes on sides, animals and insects. Two metal carrying handles on sides; gilt carved wooden feet. Top opens in two places and two front doors open to expose...

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1657

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18 x 24 x 25 cm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 x 9 13/16 in.); Legacy dimension: H: 25.0 cm W: 24.0 cm D: 18.0 cm

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Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidered with silk and metallic threads; raised work; woven metallic trim, silk velvet, paper, wood, metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts