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Box (Needlework)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal strips in couching; beaded with glass beads; edged with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave; wooden frame covered with parchment.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal strips in couching; beaded with glass beads; edged with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave; wooden frame covered with parchment.

Date:

c. 1670s

Artist:

England

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Box (Needlework)

Place

England (Object made in)

Date

Made 1660–1680

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gilt-metal strips in couching; beaded with glass beads; edged with silk and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave; wooden frame covered with parchment

Dimensions

38.3 × 41.5 cm (15 1/8 × 16 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Purchased with funds provided by Mrs. Theodore D. Tieken

Reference Number

1980.130

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