Women’s head-dress of linen. Edged in front with white lace. — From 1750—1850.
Sir Matthew Digby Wyatt (1820-1877) – Specimens of Turkish Embroidery – from the Industrial Arts of the Nineteenth Century (1851-1853).
Chasuble. Liturgical vestment. Albanian embroidery on a twelfth-century Byzantine dalmatica.
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Peasant art of the Sámi people. Embroidered reindeer harness. Drinking ladles. Knives and Flasks. Carved reindeer-horn bag-locks. Carved Match boxes and clasps. Needle cases.
Portion of a rich fermeli, or upper jacket, which was included in a complete suit of elaborate Palikar costume.
Japan embroidery. Fukusa. Border with silk and gold brocade executed in opus plumarium stitches. The ornamental arts of Japan by George Ashdown Audsley.
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 beautiful elephant howdah, presented by His Highness the Nawab Nazim of Murshidabad to her Majesty the Queen of England.
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.