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Embroidered Picture from Finland, 1950's

Embroidered picture made from jute, from Finland, 1950's. Embroidered picture made from jute, from Finland, 1950's. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. CIRC.165-1962.

The Victoria and Albert Museum in London houses an embroidered picture from Finland, dating to the 1950's, that is made of jute and embroidered with silk and metal threads with running stitch and stem stitches and couching. The embroidery measures 15.3 x 21 cm. The decoration represents a stag, dove, heart, tree and star.

V&A online catalogue  (retrieved 22 October 2016).

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