Five pieces of English Embroidery by Unknown Artist

Two lengths of silk brocade, French, 18th century.


Details

Medium:
Silk, linen
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
Jean & Rachel Alexander through The Art Fund

Italian linen valance with designs worked in coloured silks, 17th century. Panel and curtain of floral embroidery, Indian, 18th century, a silk square with a floral pattern, Japanese, 19th century. Part of four gifts and two bequests to twenty-three museums by Jean and Rachel Alexander through the Art Fund between 1921 and 1973.

Provenance

Misses J.I. and R.F. Alexander.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

Entry details

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