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Embroidered coverlet
Embroidered coverlet
Date:
ca. 1625
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Silk, Silver Threads, And Linen; Tent Stitch (petit Point)
Dimensions:
140 x 120 cm (55 1/8 x 47 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Provenance:

Ex-Irwin Untermyer, gifted to the Museums through his son.

Accession Number:
74.12
Acquisition Date:
1974-06-30
Credit Line:

Gift of Samuel Untermyer II

Exhibition History:

Elizabethan Embroidery, de Young, (1980s)
From the Exotic to the Mystical: Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection, deY, 5/4 - 8/4/2013

Tent stitch in silk and metal threads on canvas. Design of real and fantastic animals with floral sprays. Beige with traces of gold, blue, green, red, and yellow.