Embroidered picture with Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

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  • Title

    Embroidered picture with Solomon and the Queen of Sheba

  • Associated place

    England (place of creation)
  • Date

    late 17th century
  • Material and technique

    silk, linen and metal threads, parchment (possibly), pearls, peacock feathers and wire on linen; linen patches on the reverse; appliqué, detached needlepoint, modified Gobelin stitch and raised work

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    31 x 43 cm (height x width)
    mount 36 x 51 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by C.M.D. Peters, 1994.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 5 | Textiles
  • Museum department

    Western Art

  • Accession no.


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