Charles II Needlework Dressing Mirror
Third quarter of the 17th century
Within a later faux tortoiseshell frame and divided with vignettes of Charles II and Henrietta Maria with courtiers in landscapes and flowers in cartouches, in various stiches and raised work in shades of beige, green, blue, red and brown on a white satin ground. Height 30 3/4 inches (78.1 cm), width 28 inches (71.1 cm).
The Collections of W. Sanders Fiske and Lady Wolsey, Hampton Court
The Collection of Judge Irwin Untermyer
New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, English Domestic Needlework, 1945
English Decorative Art, Lansdowne House, London, 1929, no. 275, p. 59
Francis Morris, "English Domestic Embroidery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art", The Bulletin of the Needle and Bobbin Club, vol. xxix, nos. 1 & 2, 1945, p. 47, pl. 13
Preston Remington, English Domestic Needlework, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1945, fig. 64
Yvonne Hackenbroch, English and Other Needlework, Tapestries and Textiles in the Irwin Untermyer Collection, Cambridge, 1960, fig. 103, p. 69, pp. 37-38
C The Noel and Harriette Levine Collection
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