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Needlework from the 15th Century

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Needlework from the 15th Century

Needlework from the 15th Century

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

Drawstring purse 1349590 | National Trust Collections

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


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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)

Gorgeous Italian chemise

Undershirt | Italian

Woman's cap, linen embroidered with silk, metal-wrapped thread and glass beads, ca. 1500-25, Venice, Italy. The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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

Drawstring bag English, early 17th century

Drawstring bag English, 1600–1700

Drawstring bag English, late 16th–early 17th century

Drawstring bag English, Late 16th–early 17th century

Drawstring bag English, 1575–1650

Drawstring bag English, 1600–25

Muff Italian, 1575–1600

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

Drawstring bag English, 1575–1650

Drawstring bag

Woman's triangular forehead cloth English, 1575–1625

Man's cap English, 1575–1625

English panel

needleworked partlet closeup

needleworked partlet closeup

The Embroiderer's Art - 16th Century Netherlands

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

Napkin, 1500

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