THE FIVE SENSES
England mid-17th century needlework picture
Prints of allegorical subjects were widely sold in England in the first quarter of the 17th century. Subjects such
as the "Five Senses" were stitched on pictures, cabinets, and mirrors. This exquisitely stitched piece
depicts; Hearing, Sight, Smell, Touch, and Taste.
Silk, metallic thread, pearls, and lace on silk; 10" x 14 ¾" sight size, 16 ¼" x 21
½" with original frame.
STEPHEN & CAROL HUBER
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