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Medium:
Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered on plain weave
Type:
embroidery & stitching
Textile
Made in:
Rhodes, Greece
Date:
17th–18th century
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Panel made up of three sections pieced together with bands of linen bobbin lace. Embroidered design of vases, two with handle and spout, containing flowers and flanked by peacocks, birds and animals. Narrow floral border on right and along bottom. One end has linen bobbin lace edging. Embroidery in red, blue, green, yellow and white silks.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from Friends of the Museum Fund
Accession Number:
1938-26-4
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-26-4