Pillow Sham, Embroidered Broderie Anglaise; Unknown maker; 1910-1920; WY.0000.26...
Pillow Sham, Embroidered Broderie AnglaiseAbout this object
This is a linen pillow sham, trimmed with cotton broderie anglaise. It is worked with quite thick white embroidery cotton, giving a raised appearance to the work.
Pillow shams were purely decorative items. used to lay over a pillow when not in use.
Needle workerDate Made
organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, flax, linen
organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, cotton
h 910 mm x w 420 mm including frillSubject and Association Keywords
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