Coiffe: early 17th century, English, "embroidered in blackwork with gilt embellishments with peascods."
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Bodice, 16th century Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, silvered-metal-strip-wrapped fiber, and linen in chain and seed stitches
Deer in Blackwork -- maria Dryden -- interesting use of negative space with such a patterned background
Panel of blackwork, British, 1580-1620 linen worked with silk thread, buttonhole, cross, outline and herringbone stitches 17.25"x21"
Blackwork Fill Pattern
Blackwork, also known as Spanishwork embroidery was popular in the 16th century. It was believed to have been introduced to the UK from Spain by Catherine of Aragon. This picture is of Elizabethan noblewoman, Elizabeth Brydges, in the popular style.