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Stuart Period Slip

This charming mortif would have been one of many sewn to a bed hanging. This was embroidered during Charless II's reign.


A jonquil (small daffodil) in shades of yellow, on a curving stem, the base cut at an angle, mainly in wool but with ivory silk highlights,

4 in/ 10 cm

Now hand stitched to linen , pulled round acid free board ready for a frame. 5 3/4 x 5 1/4 in; 14 x 13 cm wide.


Excellent. The colour is good and unfaded.


See my ARTICLE on Slips.

The Victoria & Albert Museums's Textile Collection. Embroidery in Britain 1200-1750 p 55 for similar slips.

Price: £175 | $240 | €200