Welcome, visitor! [ Register | LoginRSS Feed

 

£POA

An embroidered silk panel

  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Date: Circa 1710-1720
  • Size: 2'4” (71cm) x 2'1½” (65cm) including frame.
An embroidered silk panel
An embroidered silk panel

Description

The silk embroidery in various stitches that decorates this joined panel of satin would almost certainly have been professional work, and intended for a dress. Such an item of clothing would have been costly and highly prized, and when no longer in fashion might have been donated to the church to be remade as vestments; this particular silk appears to have been used as a chalice veil. A hanging embroidered in silk on a linen ground in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London (Museum no. T.402-1921)20 appears to follow the same basic pattern. Bearing in mind the Acts of Union of 1706 and 1707 it is interesting to note the English Tudor rose and the Scottish thistle among the flowers. Framed.

Ads here Reference ID: 4615061c671915de

No Tags

  

Report problem

Processing your request, Please wait....

More Items from this Dealer

Related Items

To inquire about this item, complete the form below to send a message to the Dealer.