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Rectangular embroidered panel (unpicked workbag); twill ground with linen warps cotton wefts (fustian), symmetrical design of flowering tree on a mound, top half reflects lower half but flowers, leaves and stems embroidered in different colors and, occasionally, different stitches; "1705" in red...

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Provenance

Mary L. Smith Fund

Credit Line

Mary L. Smith Fund

Crewelwork embroidery

English, dated 1705

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Length x width: 121.6 x 47.6 cm (47 7/8 x 18 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

59.686

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton twill with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles