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Title: 1982M35 Embroidered bed cover
Description: 1982M35
Embroidered bed cover, 1902
Mary Newill (d.1947)
* Quote is from second verse of Ode - Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood by William Wordsworth.
Bed cover embroidered in coloured wools (cream, pinks, greens, browns, black). In the centre a circle divided into 8 sections with motifs loosely illustrating text: a sun in the centre, an owl, sparrow, chaffinch, tit, butterflies, moths, moon and stars. In alternate panels a trailing design of dog roses. At each corner, dog roses and a rainbow.
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Art movement/Arts and Crafts
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Birmingham Museums Trust/Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
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Textiles
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AFA
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Embroidery
   
Usage Rights: Creative Commons 0 - Public Domain. Optional attribution: Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust, licensed under CC0
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Credit Line: Presented by the Friends of Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery, 1982.