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Needlework from the 15th Century

Drawstring purse National Trust Inventory Number 1349590 Snowshill Manor © National Trust / Richard Blakey

The embroidery was recorded in the 1601 inventory © Hardwick Hall/National Trust

Velvet worked with silk and metal thread; long -and-short, split, stem, satin, chain, knots, and couching stitches; applied canvas worked with silk thread in tent stitch

15th century, Bas Moyen Âge (Europe occidentale) Technic/Material : hemp, silk (textile), tapestry (textile), wool (textile)

Camicia, close-up, century, Tuscany (?) (Museo del tessuto, Prato) double running stitch, pleatwork, long armed cross stitch, and lace.

Drawstring bag English, 1575–1650

Drawstring bag English, 1600–25

Muff Italian, 1575–1600

Muff Italian, 1575–1600 | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Woman's triangular forehead cloth English, 1575–1625

Embroidered cushion cover Swiss, 16th century Switzerland Dimensions 41 x 59 x 1.5 cm (16 1/8 x 23 1/4 x 9/16 in.) Medium or Technique Wool embroidery on linen ground with linen backing

Purse Place of origin: England, Great Britain (embroidered) Date: 1600-1625 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Linen canvas, silk and silver thread Museum number: 316 Gallery location: In Storage