Medieval Garb - Embellishment
Plaque from a Reliquary Shrine. ca. 1186. Made in, Cologne, Germany. Champlevé and cloisonné enamel, copper alloy, gilt. Among the most splendid objects in the great churches of Cologne are large architectural shrines containing relics associated with local saints. These ambitious goldsmiths’ works are among the greatest artistic achievements of their time.
Plaque from a Reliquary Shrine Date: ca. 1186 Geography: Made in Cologne, Germany Culture: German. Embroidery inspiration?
Tablet weave at neckline
Hurstwic: Clothing in the Viking Age
Trim around the neckline is simply amazing: It's stem, and chain with satin stitch over the bottom of the yoke.