A Catte, embroidered by Mary, Queen of Scots c.1569-84. This embroidered panel, of cruciform shape, depicting a ginger cat with a mouse on a chequered floor, bears the cipher of Mary, Queen of Scots.  It has been suggested that in this panel the Queen was alluding to herself as the mouse and Queen Elizabeth I as the cat.

This embroidered panel, of cruciform shape, depicting a ginger cat with a mouse on a chequered floor, bearing the cipher of Mary, Queen of Scots. The Scottish Queen was a skilled needlewoman and there is another panel by her in the Royal Collection.

Hanging - The Marian Hanging. Embroidered by Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth Talbot (Bess of Hardwick).

The Marian Hanging

The Marian Hanging Made by Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth Talbot, countess of Shrewsbury. Silk velvet with applied panels of canvaswork embroidered in silks and silver-gilt thread.

Crucifix and rosary said to have belonged to Mary, Queen of Scots (1587)

Crucifix and rosary said to have belonged to Mary Queen of Scots This uses small spacer beads and has no slack.

Mary Queen Of Scots Oxburgh Panels On-Line @ V&A

The embroideries of Mary Queen of Scots and also of her guard during captivity, Bess of Hardwick, are ever a source of great interest.

Oxburgh hangings c. 1570. Taken from the book 'Icones avium omnium' by Konrad Gesner.

The Oxburgh Hangings

Textile panel 'The Oxburgh Hangings' of embroidered linen canvas with silk, gold and silver threads, probably made by Mary Queen of Scots and Elizabeth Talbot, probably made in Sheffield, ca.

Tapestry embroidered by Mary, Queen of Scots while in captivity.  http://www.marileecody.com/maryqosimages.html

Being Bess: On This Day in Elizabethan History: Queen Elizabeth Signs the Execution Warrant of Mary Stuart

More needlework from Mary Queen of Scots.  She may have worked this one with Bess of Hardwick.

Mary Queen of Scots’s Embroidery. This is displayed in the exhibition on the ground floor. Mary Queen of Scots was under the Custodianship of George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury and Bess of Hardwick from 1568 to

The Oxburgh Hangings: Embroidered panel of Jupiter, a dog belonging to Mary, Queen of Scots.  Ca. 1570-1585.

The Oxburgh Hangings

The Oxburgh Hangings: Embroidered panel of Jupiter, a dog belonging to Mary, Queen of Scots.

Wax seal matrix & impression of a crest attributed to Mary Queen of Scots.    This is a replica piece dating from around 1841 or so, and not an original if it is indeed Mary Stuarts crest

Wax seal matrix & impression of a crest attributed to Mary Queen of Scots. This is a replica piece dating from around 1841 or so, and not an original if it is indeed Mary Stuarts crest

The Marian Hanging | Mary Queen of Scots | V&A Search the Collections

The Marian Hanging

Embroidered detail of beekeep and bees |The Marian Hanging | Mary Queen of Scots | V Search the Collections

The Marian Hanging

embroidered detail of beekeep and bees / The Marian Hanging / Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots. Silk velvet with applied panels of canvaswork embroidered in silks and silver-gilt thread, 1570-1585 @ The V

The Cavendish Hanging

Tapestries by Bess of Hardwick and Mary, Queen of Scots whilst in captivity.

Oxburgh Hall - Tapestries by Bess of Hardwick and Mary, Queen of Scots whilst in captivity.

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