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Square panel of embroidery

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Square panel; linen canvas ground worked solidly with polychrome wools in upright gobelin, cross, rococo, and eyelet stitches; border on two sides of large rose with two leaves upper and lower borders imbrication, center entirely filled with flame pattern; a number of holes, many worn places.

Credit Line

John Wheelock Elliot and John Morse Elliot Fund

English, 18th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

42.5 x 45 cm (16 3/4 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.399

Medium or Technique

Linen, wool, Silk; Linen; embroiderer with wool and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles