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Fragment of needlepoint

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Fragment of needlepoint, loosely woven natural colored linen, design shows part of a conventionalized floral ornament, branches with cherries and leaves, tail and wings of a bird, worked with brilliant colored wools on a black background in gros-point, cherries and the bird worked in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Horace Morison

English, 18th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

14.5 x 51 cm (5 11/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1178

Medium or Technique

Linen; embroidery; gros-point, petit-point

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles