Natural coloured linen embroidered with floral design in pink, fawn and green silks and silver metal thread in satin and stem stitch. Tapering from slightly concave top to blunt pointed base. Embroidered with large sprays of red roses and green leaves against back of serprentine lines backstitched with yellow silk to give quilted effect. 2.5cm borders of embroidered lined down each side, bound brown silk. Thirteen holes down inside edges of borders with gold metal lace (broken) threaded in and crossed over. Four linen tape loops seamed to each side for attachment to robe.
size: 26.7cm x 19.7cm
© Manchester Art Gallery