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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.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, mid-17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

47.1033

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery: silk yarns and purl on silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles