Decorative pillow sham (bere) - ROM2008_9902_4


Decorative pillow sham (bere)

Medium:White linen ground with black silk floss embroidery and silver gilt filé in plaited braid
Geography: England
Date: late 16th century
Period: Elizabethan
47 x 76 cm
Object number: 923.19
Not on view
DescriptionAlternating horizontal rows of birds and flowers enclosed in a lattice framework. Embroidered with black silk floss and silver gilt filé in plaited braid, detached buttonhole, running, black, holbein and coral stitch. Silver gilt spangles scattered on ground.
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