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Embroidered Picture of Charles I

Embroidered picture of Charles I, based on engraving by Wenceslaus Hollar, England, 17th century. Embroidered picture of Charles I, based on engraving by Wenceslaus Hollar, England, 17th century. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, acc. no. 812-1891.

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London holds an embroidered picture of Charles I, worked by an unknown embroiderer, but based on an engraving by Wenceslaus Hollar (1607-1677), dated 1641. The embroidery is carried out in silk on a satin ground material.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 13 September 2016).

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