Collection of textiles and embroidery by Various artists

Twelve textiles and thirteen pieces of embroidery including samplers, baby's caps, and shawl by French, British, Italian, Chinese, Persian, Iranian, German and Turkish makers.

Details

Medium:
Linen, silk, satin
Dimensions:
Various
Acquired in:
1955
Presented by:
Jean & Rachel Alexander through The Art Fund

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.L. Alexander.

Venue details

The Whitworth The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester Greater Manchester M15 6ER 0161 275 7450 www.manchester.ac.uk/whitworth

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am - 5pm (Thu until 9pm)

Closed 24, 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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