Embroidered Picture of Man and Woman in a Garden, c.1660

Silk, metal threads on satin | 37.5 x 32.5cm | 1645-1655

Unknown Artist

Embroidered satin in coloured silks, mainly long and short stitch, with raised and padded work.

Pictures worked on white satin of couples in a garden were popular, in the 17th century. It is thought that they may celebrate marriage, as the cockatric...
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