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White weft twill ground (linen warp, cotton weft); very incomplete design of large scale, decorative leaves and fruit with perching brilliantly-plumed bird worked with polychrome wools.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

English, 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

19.4 x 62.5 cm (7 5/8 x 24 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.77

Medium or Technique

Linen twill ground with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles