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Jael and Barak Date: 1672 Culture: English Medium: Satin worked with silk and metal thread, beads, purl, mica, seed pearls; detached buttonhole variations, long-and-short, satin, couching, and straight stitches; wood frame, celluloid imitation tortoiseshell, mirror glass, silk, plush
Random spot sampler, detached motifs embroidered with colored silks and metallic thread in interlacing and geometric designs. This sampler is medium: silk and metallic thread embroidery, linen foundation technique: embroidery. Its dimensions are: 50 x 26.5 cm (19 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.). This sampler is from United Kingdom and dated "17th century".
A BEADWORK PICTURE ENGLISH, SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY Depicting a seated lady holding a bowl of fruit and a flower, possibly representing two of the five senses, taste and smell, worked with a silk raisedwork face and hair, in a setting with spot motifs of trees, insects, a lion, a stag and a house 11½ x 16 in. (29 x 41 cm.) overall Framed and glazed