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Embroidered in tent stitch in polychrome wools and silks on natural-colored linen canvas. In a landscape setting, the sacrifice of Isaac. Abraham stands in the center, one hand resting on Isaac's head, the other, holding a knife, outstretched. In the upper left corner, the angel, encircled by a...

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Bequest of George Nixon Black

English, 1650–1700

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Overall: 46.5 x 44.6 cm (18 5/16 x 17 9/16 in.)

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Linen canvas embroidered with silk and wool


Textiles and Fashion Arts