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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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Credit Line

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

second half of 18th century

Object Place

Russia

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

48.1134

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles