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Embroidered bedspread; ivory satin ground; all-over design of poly-lobed medallions formed by couched gold outlines, each ending in spray of three blossoms or berries worked in polychrome silk in satin, chain, stem and knot stitches; central round medallion, deep border and four corner ornaments all...

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Gift of Robert Newbegin, in memory of his aunt Caroline King Little

second half of 18th century

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144 x 204 cm (56 11/16 x 80 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk ground embroidered with silk and metallic threads, silk and metallic fringe, wool and cotton stuffing, silk taffeta lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts