Embroidered picture

1660 (made)

Martha Hollis

Width: 20 in, Height: 25 in

T.48-1954 T&F

Picture of embroidered silk satin with coloured silks and metal purl, embroidered by Martha Hollis, England, 1660

Picture of embroidered silk satin with coloured silks and metal purl in rococo, outline, long and short, satin, needlepoint and split stitches, with French knots and raised work. Two female figures hold wheat eats and flowers. Oval medallion surrounded by flowers, birds, deer, unicorn, lion and leopard. Signed 'MARTHA HOLLIS . AE . 10 . 1660'.

Bequeathed by Sir Frederick Richmond, Bt

Location: In Storage

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