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Cushion Cover (Made from Woman's Dress)

A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in algerian eye, back, ceylon, chain, detached buttonhole, double running, plaited braid, running, square openwork and stem stitches; couching; woven wheels; lined with linen, plain weave.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in algerian eye, back, ceylon, chain, detached buttonhole, double running, plaited braid, running, square openwork and stem stitches; couching; woven wheels; lined with linen, plain weave.

Date:

Elizabethan period, 1575/1600

Artist:

England

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Title

Cushion Cover (Made from Woman's Dress)

Origin

England

Date

Made 1575–1600

Medium

Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk in Algerian eye, back, ceylon, chain, detached buttonhole, double running, plaited braid, running, square openwork and stem stitches; couching; woven wheels; lined with linen, plain weave

Dimensions

72.3 × 48.3 cm (28 1/2 × 19 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey B. Borland

Reference Number

1945.161

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