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Picture

Description

Picture with linen ground embroidered in coloured silks and silver and gold thread, depicting 'The Circumcision of Christ': English, London, by Edmund Harrison, c. 1637

Museum reference

A.1984.317

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Picture

Production information

Harrison, Edmund, 1590 - 1667, Embroiderer
London, England, Northern Europe

Date

c. 1637

Materials

Linen, Silk, Gold, thread, Silver, thread

Physical description

Linen ground embroidered in coloured silks and silver and gold thread

Associations

Depicted: Circumcision of Christ

Exhibitions

  • European Styles (29 Jul 2011 - 03 Aug 2014)
    National Museum of Scotland

  • Textile Treasures

References

Tarrant, Naomi, Textile Treasures: An Introduction to European Decorative Textiles for Home and Church in the National Museums of Scotland, NMS Publishing Ltd, Edinburgh, 2001

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