Embroidered Bookbinding by Unknown Artist

An Embroidered bookbinding, enclosing Samuel Ward's Collection of Sermons, printed at London in 1626-27.

Details

Medium:
Canvas / coloured silk and silver wire
Dimensions:
14 x 11 cm
Art Fund grant:
£100 ( Total: £100)
Acquired in:
1951
Vendor:
G Michelmore & Company

Ward was a popular Puritan preacher from Ipswich. The binding, with female figures and floral motifs. Currently unlocated according to 2004 audit.

Provenance

Yates Thompson collection.

Venue details

Ipswich Museum and Art Gallery High Street, IPSWICH Suffolk IP1 3QH 01473 433 551 www.ipswich.gov.uk/Museums

Entry details

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