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Keyhole neckline - really like the facing and trim. From Gwen Erin Natural Fibers blog.

Idea for embroidery placement. (The Hall of Heorot: Archive - Oct 2, 2012)

Trim around the neckline is simply amazing: It's stem, and chain with satin stitch over the bottom of the yoke.

Embroidered Border c 1500

Tunic Embellishment. Voice Painter - Dianne Lanning Fine Art.com

Not sure of the name/date of this painting; shows trim (probably embroidery?) around the lower hem o the red gown.

  • Janis Hurst

    This is from the center panel of the Seven Sacraments Altarpiece by Rogier van der Weyden.

Italian fashion of this period features broad bands of embroidered or woven trim on the overgown and around the sleeves.[33] Siena, c. 1340

Horae ad usum Briocensem Source: gallica.bnf.fr Bibliothèque nationale de France, Département des manuscrits, NAL 3194, fol. 116v.

Gorleston Psalter - 123r: detail of a marginal creature pulling a face

Tablet weaving decorating the sleeve of Bertille (7th cent)

Smithfield Decretals. BL MS Royal 10 E IV. Early 14th century.

Shirt of Queen Bathilde, who died ca. 680. The shirt was placed into the coffin and imitates with its chainstitch embroidery precious Byzantine jewellery. Executed in silks on linen.

Shirt of Queen Bathilde, who died ca. 680. The shirt was placed into the coffin and imitates with its chainstitch embroidery precious Byzantine jewellery. Executed in silks on linen.

Shirt of Queen Bathilde, who died ca. 680. The shirt was placed into the coffin and imitates with its chainstitch embroidery precious Byzantine jewellery. Executed in silks on linen.

Shirt of Queen Bathilde, who died ca. 680. The shirt was placed into the coffin and imitates with its chainstitch embroidery precious Byzantine jewellery. Executed in silks on linen.

Shirt of Queen Bathilde, who died ca. 680. The shirt was placed into the coffin and imitates with its chainstitch embroidery precious Byzantine jewellery. Executed in silks on linen.

Cadouin Abbey, embroidered border, 10th c

V&A 10th cent embroidery by Vrangtante Brun

V&A 13th cent embroidered band1 by Vrangtante Brun