Pillow Sham, Embroidered Broderie Anglaise; Unknown maker; 1910-1920; WY.0000.26...

Name/Title

Pillow Sham, Embroidered Broderie Anglaise

About 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.


Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Needle worker

Date Made

1910-1920

Period

1910s

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, flax, linen
organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, cotton

Measurements

h 910 mm x w 420 mm including frill

Subject and Association Keywords

Textiles (not clothes)

Object Type

textiles

Object number

WY.0000.263

Copyright Licence  

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Tags
1910s
Textiles

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