Art in England during the Elizabethan and Stuart Periods. Textiles and Embroidery by Aymer Vallance. CHAPTER V:-TEXTILES AND EMBROIDERY.
WILTON HOUSE stands upon the site of the old Abbey, which, with the surrounding estates, was granted by Henry VIII., soon after the dissolution of the monasteries in 1539, to William, first Earl of Pembroke. Wilton is famous for its landscaped park and magnificent interiors.
The early history of the Herbert family. William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke. Full length, standing, in black-slashed doublet and trunk hose, with short cloak. Tudor era. Wilton House Pictures.
Iconographie générale et méthodique du costume du IVe au XIXe siècle.
The “Pembroke” tapestry at V&A Museum, contains the armorial bearings of Sir William Herbert, 1st Earl of Pembroke in the style known as “grotesque”.
Italian soldiers in Mi-Parti fashion. Renaissance clothing from Venice and Lombardy at the beginning of the 16th century.
Although the portraits represent the most illustrious occupants of the Imperial throne, they have not been chosen mainly for that reason, but because in every case the person represented is wearing interesting examples of jewellery.
THIS engraving shows the upper and lower portions of a vertical panel, supposed to have originally formed a pilaster or border to a piece of tapestry.
QUEEN ELIZABETH’S BUSKINS. Tudor era
Habit of a Woman of Africa in 1581 from Habitus Variarum. Africaine