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Cream satin, backed with coarse linen embroidered with polychrome twisted silk yarns in satin stitch. More or less symmetrical spray of carnations, morning-glories, primroses, etc. in somewhat fanciful colors. Stitches pass through both the satin and linen. Satin soiled. Edges ragged.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot in memory of Miss Margaret Gordon

English, Early 18th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

54.5 x 47.6 cm (21 7/16 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

58.994

Medium or Technique

Silk, linen; embroidery, satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles