circa 1625 circa 167425
mid 17th century
White satin, embroidered polychrome silk, metal thread and seed pearls. Buttonhole, couching, laid work, long and short, needlepoint, trellis stitching with darned silk pile.
Lid, raised work embroidery depicting Isaac on pyre, Abraham with sword about to kill him. Edges of lid and side panels of polychrome embroidery predominantly pastoral scenes with a further depiction of Abraham and his servants on the front edge of lid.
height, whole, 6.25, in
width, whole, 10.5, in
depth, whole, 11.75, in
depth, lid, 1.25, in
given; 1945; Dickson, W. D. (Frances Louisa), Mrs
Given by Mrs. W.D. Dickson
Object Number: T.9-1945
(record id: 77904; input: 2002-11-20; modified: 2015-03-31)