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Dressing Box Depicting the Finding of Moses and Scenes from Abraham and Hagar

A work made of wooden box; covered with silk, satin weave; appliquéd with silk and linen, plain weaves and twill plaited tapes; embroidered with silk, metal threads, and linen in a variety of stitches; laid work, buttonhole couching, couching, and french knots; mica and pearls; edged with woven tape; silver feet.
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  • A work made of wooden box; covered with silk, satin weave; appliquéd with silk and linen, plain weaves and twill plaited tapes; embroidered with silk, metal threads, and linen in a variety of stitches; laid work, buttonhole couching, couching, and french knots; mica and pearls; edged with woven tape; silver feet.

Date:

Third quarter of the 17th century

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Dressing Box Depicting the Finding of Moses and Scenes from Abraham and Hagar

Place

England (Object made in)

Date

Made 1650–1675

Medium

Wooden box; covered with silk, satin weave; appliquéd with silk and linen, plain weaves and twill plaited tapes; embroidered with silk, metal threads, and linen in a variety of stitches; laid work, buttonhole couching, couching, and French knots; mica and pearls; edged with woven tape; silver feet

Dimensions

21.3 × 38.7 × 32.4 cm (8 3/8 × 15 1/4 × 12 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Wood, Bertha Palmer Thorne, Rose Movius Palmer, and Mrs. Gordon Palmer

Reference Number

1969.136

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