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94cm x 94cm
Place of Origin
Historical Period/Date
19th Century
Registration Number
Chain Stitch,Couching,Metal Thread Embroidery,Satin Stitch,
Covers,Household Textiles,

Physical Description

Beige cotton cover worked with an allover pattern in coloured silks and metal thread. The border consists of repeated motifs of posies of hyacinths and roses. The central pattern is of flowers in a radiating design with corner motifs of vases of flowers. The remaining background is entirely covered in chain stitch in two different metal threads. Other stitches include satin stitch and couching. Colours of blue, green, yellow and pink. There is a metal thread crochet edging. The piece is backed with green cotton.

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