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Coiffe: early 17th century, English, "embroidered in blackwork with gilt embellishments with peascods." / Фото #2 - Blackwork_animals - CrossStich / Фото #2 - Blackwork_animals - CrossStich


Bodice, 16th century Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk, silvered-metal-strip-wrapped fiber, and linen in chain and seed stitches

Panel of blackwork, British, 1580-1620 linen worked with silk thread, buttonhole, cross, outline and herringbone stitches 17.25"x21"

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.

The Art of English Blackwork - EGA Seminar 1999

The Art of English Blackwork - EGA Seminar 1999

Skirt Fustian | Museum of London