Linen worked with silk thread; buttonhole, cross, outline, and herringbone stitches
H. 17 1/4 x W. 21 in. (43.8 x 53.3 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1935
Not on view
"Blackwork" or monochrome silk embroidery on white linen was a fashionable embellishment for dress in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The repeating pattern on this panel displays flora typical of embroideries of the period: honeysuckle, pansies, borage, and grapes.
Artist: Date: 15th or 16th century (textiles) and 16th century, second half (woodwork) Accession Number: 1975.1.1995 a-d Date: 15th or 16th century (textiles) and 16th century, second half (woodwork)Medium: Walnut, carved and turned; upholstered with various fragments of silk and gilt-metal embroidered fragments, silk, and brocatelle and knotted silk fringe.Accession: 1975.1.1995 a-dOn view in:Gallery 958
Artist: Date: late 16th century Accession Number: 60.166.2 Date: late 16th centuryMedium: Canvas worked with wool, silk, and metal thread; chain, split, tent, and straight stitches; applique of woven silk textiles; metal thread braidAccession: 60.166.2On view in:Not on view