Medium: silk and metal thread embroidery over paper on silk foundation Technique: embroidered in stem and knotting stitches and couching over paper on damask foundation
costume & accessories
early 18th century
Research in Progress
Small sheild-shaped purse of yellow silk satin damask embroidered in design of arabesques worked in silver thread with flowers in pink, blue and green silk, with the same design on both sides. Lined with pink silk and mounted on a hinged frame of engraved steel.