Embroidered panel for casket

Medium: silk, metal-wrapped silk, and silk-wrapped metal metal embroidery on silk foundation Technique: embroidered in satin, stem, couching, looping, and knot stitches on 7/1 satin foundation | 17th century

Unknown Maker

At top, two seated women, one holding a palm, the other a branch of fruit. Frieze at bottom with flowers and a squirrel.

Credit: Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer
Object: 1981-28-123

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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