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Small square piece; natural-colored linen canvas with design of spray of cherries worked with polychrome silks in tent stitch; much of black rotted away; one selvedge of linen canvas present at top of square.

Credit Line

Gift of Sir Leigh Ashton

English, late 16th or early 17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

18.7 x 17.4 cm (7 3/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.1897

Medium or Technique

Linen canvas ground with silk tent-stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles