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Beadwork box
Beadwork box
Date:
1666
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk Thread, Iron, And Beads
Dimensions:
17.5 x 18.4 x 27.3 cm (6 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 10 3/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

ex collection Grimshaw Hall, Knowle, Kent

Accession Number:
63.29
Acquisition Date:
1963-09-04
Credit Line:

Anonymous gift

Exhibition History:

Elizabethan Embroidery (1980s)

Box with two doors, which open from the front, and five drawers, standing on four ball feet(possibly modern). Wrought iron handle and lock. Entire box beaded inside and out with floral pattern on white groun. Inscribed central drawer "1666 MB" said to be made for Mary Beaumont, lady in waiting to Queen Catherine.