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Linen (warp) and cotton (weft) twill ground, embroidered with neutral red crewels in stem, asparagus and other fancy and knotted stitches. Field shows regular repeat of single elements: lily sprig, daffodill sprig, bird, snail, butterfly and caterpillar. Border shows conventionalized blossoms...

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Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

English, mid-17th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

147.5 cm (58 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.491

Medium or Technique

Wool yarns embroidered on cotton and linen twill

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles