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Image 01: Embroidered Textile

Embroidered Textile, Early 18th century. Artist/maker unknown, English. Linen embroidered with wool and silk threads using tent and cross stitches, 27 3/16 x 23 7/16 inches (69 x 59.5 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Sarah McLean Williams in memory of Mrs. William L. McLean, 1942.

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Image 02: Embroidered Coif (unassembled)

Embroidered Coif (unassembled), c. 1580s. Artist/maker unknown, English. Linen plain weave with silk and gilt thread embroidery in outline, chain, twisted chain, plaited braid, straight, couching, and knotted and detached buttonhole filling stitches and bullion knots; spangles, 8 x 16 1/2 inches (20.3 x 41.9 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Purchased with Museum funds, 1967.

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Image 03: Sampler

Sampler, 1662. Artist/maker unknown, English. Linen plain weave with silk embroidery in marking cross, back, satin, couching, split, double running, eyelet, long-armed cross, Roumanian, stem, four-sided, needle-weaving, spider, and buttonhole stitches and French knots, 30 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches (78.1 x 17.1 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Whitman Sampler Collection, gift of Pet, Incorporated, 1969.

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Image 04: Box (Casket)

Box (Casket), 1686. Elizabeth Nickholls, English. Wood; silk satin embroidered with laid silk thread and trimmed with silver-gilt thread, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 10 inches (26.7 x 19.1 x 25.4 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of Elizabeth Albert, 1984.

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Image 05: Berlin Wool Work Picture

Berlin Wool Work Picture, c. 1840-60. Artist/maker unknown, English. Linen plain weave with wool embroidery in cross and plush stitches (Berlin wool work); glass and metal beads, Framed: 34 1/2 x 28 1/2 x 1 inches (87.6 x 72.4 x 2.5 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Henry P. McIlhenny Collection in memory of Frances P. McIlhenny, 1986.

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Image 06: Ecclesiastical Embroidery

Ecclesiastical Embroidery, c. 1896. Design attributed to Walter Crane, English, 1845 - 1915. Linen and cotton plain weave with silk embroidery in blanket, chain, couching, herringbone, and outline stitches, 59 x 63 1/4 inches (149.9 x 160.7 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of the Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1988.

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Image 07: Sampler

Sampler, 1856. Made by Elizabeth Holmes, English. Linen plain weave with silk and wool embroidery in cross stitch, 20 1/4 x 18 inches (51.4 x 45.7 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Bequest of Isabel Zucker, 1990.

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Image 08: Woman's Quilted Waistcoat

Woman's Quilted Waistcoat, c. 1700. Artist/maker unknown, English. Plain weave cotton quilted with silk backstitch to cotton batting and backing; linen lining and twill tape., 23 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches (59.7 x 59.7 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, Gift of the Friends of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1996.

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