Embroidery, 17th century

  • Year: 17th century

Fragment of an all-over pattern which would have been rows of various flowering plants in alternate alignment in metal-wrapped yarns – gold and silver on a red silk satin. Many areas padded and raised.

Embroidery, 17th century; silk, metal-wrapped silk cord; H x W: 17 x 50 cm (6 11/16 x 19 11/16 in.); 1971-40-9

Embroidery, 17th century is available in the public domain via Creative Commons No Copyright .

Source: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

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