A piece of early Georgian embroidery. The joined linen ground embroidered in yellow silk in chain and back stitch with a meandering floral design on a diaper background. Circa 1730. Measurements, 16" by 17" ( maximum measurements), 12" by 13" ( minimum measurements ). Condition, Good, this piece was probably cut out from a dress fabric, the edges being cut into tabs, there is a small ( 1") split towards the centre. A rare piece of early Georgian yellow silk embroidery. For similar examples of this type of embroidery see; The V&A Museums Textile Collection, Embroidery in Britain 1200 to 1750, Plate 104 and Textiles at Temple Newsam House Leeds, The Roger Warner Collection by Helen Bower 2000, Plate 377.
Item ID: 996
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