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1 April 2009

A Good Site of Historical Embroidery Images


http://www.naergilien.info/research/london1/VandA/Elizabethan/index.htm

contains photographs from the V&A museum.

There are some old 16th and 17thC favourites there, including many many views of the Laton jacket and a good photo of that panel of multiple slips, blackwork, redwork, some pinked and embossed work, gloves, swetebags and more. The photos enlarge nicely.

There are other items, including jewellery. There are more textiles under the Jewellery section.

http://www.naergilien.info/research/london1/VandA/Textiles_Laces/index.htm
contains some photos from the 13th to 20thC.

There may be more - I'm off to explore the Textiles and Laces page.......

Naergilien is a German lady, my age. What an excellent site!

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