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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date late 17th C
Date Accessioned 1989
Artefact/Item Textile 2 pieces
Function Possibly from a bedcover
General Description Cream linen with pale gold silk embroidery, all over tracery of simple meandering line with leaf and flower motifs including seed headsand eyelets.
Cultural Context British Isles
Id Number Current Accession 6179
Subject 17C quilt pieces
Measurements Dimensions -89 x 36 centimetres, B-65 x 18 cm.
Material Silk on linen with cotton backing
Visual Information Floral pattern
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Relation Document For see ‘The Quilts of the British Isles’ Janet Rae p.14 late 17th C
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source Given by Robin and Heather Tanner Chippenham Wilts
Technique Hand embroidered and quilted Queen Anne quilting
Weave Plain weave
 

 

 

 

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