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Miniature (possible for Holy Child Statue) made from two coifs (sleeves are one; body is one); MFA; late 16th/early 17th; 38.1386.

early embroidery - Miniature robe made from two coifs English, late century England Dimensions 29 x 33 cm x 13 in.

, 16th century CE, Elizabethan period (1553-1603), Embroidery, Jacket, Renaissance

In The Elizabeth wore clothes like this century CE, Elizabethan period Embroidery, Jacket, Elizabethan

Smock A woman's white linen smock decorated with intricate bands of geometric cutwork taken from another object, possibly a cover, and used as insertions on the sleeves, cuffs, collar and upper part of the front. If worn underneath an open-necked gown, the exquisite needlework would have been visible  Production Date:1603-1610

“*audible gasp* "A woman's white linen smock decorated w/ intricate bands of cutwork.

Back of an embroidered bodice, English about 1600. Linen with silk and gold-colored metallic thread and spangles embroidery.

Tapered back panel of an embroidered English bodice, c. Cream linen with silk and gold-colored metallic thread and spangles, polychromatic embroidery with naturalistic motifs.

18th C. Silk Embroidery Child's Bonnet w/ Flowers and fine silk embroidered floral bouquets tied with ribbons. There are ornate meandering leaves and flowers worked in metallic threads and tiny sequins with a wider metallic fringe border around the edge.

Silk Embroidery Child's Bonnet w/ Flowers and fine silk embroidered floral bouquets tied with ribbons. There are ornate meandering leaves and flowers worked in metallic threads and tiny sequins with a wider metallic fringe border around the edge.

Sweet bag - from the late 1500s or early 1600s - with detached needlelace elements.

Sweet bag - from the late or early - with detached needlelace elements.

Portion of a tunic embroidered with silk and silver-gilt threads. Elizabethan. English embroidery by A. F. Kendrick. Published 1913 http://archive.org/stream/englishembroider00kendrich#page/n9/mode/2up

margadirube: heaveninawildflower: Portion of a tunic embroidered with silk and silver-gilt threads. English embroidery by A.

Coif, late 16th century. late 16th century. Medium: linen, metal-wrapped silk-core threads, metal strip, metal spangles Technique: embroidered in chain and satin stitches; withdrawn element work with overcasting and looping stitches; cut work with needle lace fillings; metallic threads worked in de.   England

Woman's linen coif, opened flat, with a design of scrolling branches framing…

In the 17th century decorative purses such as this one were rarely used to carry money, as their wealthy owners engaged in few commercial exchanges requiring cash. In addition to serving as 'sweet bags' or 'gift wrapping', purses sometimes functioned as sewing kits that held needles, thread and tiny scissors.

Purse

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

Undershirt Date: 16th century Culture: Italian Medium: linen, silk and metal thread

Undershirt Date: century Culture: Italian Medium: linen, silk and metal thread Dimensions: Length at CB: 53 in.

From the Blackwork Guild, an excellent collection of extant period blackwork and polychrome embroidered garments (smocks, coifs, jackets, etc).

From the Blackwork Guild, an excellent collection of extant period blackwork and polychrome embroidered garments (smocks, coifs, jackets, etc).

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