Cushion with Solomon and Sheba

Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, seed pearls; tent, gobelin, and couching stitches | 14 x 17.7cm | Mid-17th century

Unknown Artist

The scene of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba was probably worked from a commercially available kit, as a raised-work embroidery of the same design is also known.

Credit: Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964
Object: 64.101.1271

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