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Worked in polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns on undyed linen ground. Scrolling gilt-silver stems with flowers, fruit and leaves. Lined. Poor condition; faded; linen ground worn away in many places.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English, 1575–1625

Object Place

England

Dimensions

48.7 x 90 cm (19 3/16 x 35 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.254

Medium or Technique

Silk and metallic yarns embroidered on linen

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles