Baste fibre, worsted, silk and metal
1580 x 100 mm
Erddig, Wrexham (Accredited Museum)
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Embroidered bell pull. Fabric: Undyed baste fibre. Plain weave. Embroidery: Worsted dyed yellow ochre, three shades green, beige, russet, two shades pink, yellow and ivory silk. In straight, stem and chain stitch. Design: Three repeats of an exotic flower motif, alternating with two repeats of a bird, to pre-drawn design. Lining: Undyed baste fibre. Plain weave. Trimming: Bar and chain one end, supporting bar and ring one end. Structure: Hand sewn.
Given by Philip Yorke III (1905-1978) along with the estate, house and contents to the National Trust in 1973.