The Syon Cope.
A fine example of the ecclesiastical needlework for which England was noted in the thirteenth century; presented to the Duke of Northumberland by refugee nuns from Portugal, to whose convent it belonged, and whom he sheltered at Syon House during the Continental troubles of the early nineteenth century.
The style and character of these elaborate objects admirably illustrate the Oriental splendor with which the native princes make their visits of pomp, and their progresses of parade.
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.
The treasury of ornamental art. Specimen embroidered satin. Manufactured at Kachchh (Cutch), Gujarat in India.
Bukovina. Embroidery and Carpets, 19th c. from the collection of Prof. Erich Kolbenhyer.
Designs for Silk Embroidery from Ukraine
Gallic fabrics and embroideries. Gaul Plate 8.
Pattern, Kelim technique, embroidery with silk, felt appliqué and sequins from Kumanovo, Vodna, Romanovce near Kumanovo, Skopje, Macedonia. Ethnographic Museum, Zagreb, Croatia.
Museum for Ethnology, Vienna, Austria. Romanian embroidery pattern designs of 19th century originals. Traditional embroidery from sleeve, shoulder and front of a shirt. Sleeve embroideries.
Russian embroidery patterns of 19th century.