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Worked primarily with purl (polychrome silk-wrapped spiral wires) on a white satin ground fabric. Central motif of flowers in a vase with a single flower on stem in each corner. Birds, animals, insects, sun clouds, and vase worked with polychrome silks and silver threads. Lined with pink silk,...

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Credit Line

Textile Special Fund

English, 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

65 x 48.5 cm (25 9/16 x 19 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.1581

Medium or Technique

Silk, metal, purl

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles