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Embroidered picture: Lord and Layd

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Picture: Man and woman in landscape with cupid. Man leading two dogs, four floral slips in corners, castle above, lion to left and unicorn to right. Silk yarns and purl embroidered on silk, appliqué and raised work. Faded, silk ground split and repaired in many places. Framed and glazed.

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The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, mid-17th century

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44 x 37 cm (17 5/16 x 14 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 13 x 16 in.

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Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery: silk yarns and purl on silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts