Embroidery

Scope and Content

Cabinet card of a black and white photograph of ornate embroidery designs and lace, on four pieces of white fabric. The pieces are laid out in two pairs on a surface and photographed from above, with a manuscript label pinned to each pair. Brownish yellow in tone, with a glossy finish, on white card with rounded corners, leaving a white border on the front. The print seems to have been cut by hand and stuck onto the card, leaving slightly uneven edges.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Poor condition. Faded, yellowed, mirroring bottom right, a number of dark grey or black markings (possibly ink) all over, especially bottom right quarter. Scratches to surface. production method : albumen print.

Related Material

7LEB/2/11/2-3; 7LEB/2/11/6-8