Historical Blackwork

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an old painting of a man wearing a black hat and dress with feathers on his head
‘Lady Kytson‘, George Gower, 1573 | Tate
George Gower ‘Lady Kytson’, 1573
Coiffe: early 17th century, English, "embroidered in blackwork with gilt embellishments with peascods." Models, Costumes, Tudor, Antique Clothing, Century Clothing, 17th Century Clothing, Antique Textiles
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Coiffe: early 17th century, English, "embroidered in blackwork with gilt embellishments with peascods."
an old piece of cloth with holes in it
Egypt – Page 3 – Miriam's Middle Eastern Research Blog
This item is thought to be either a sash or a turban. Made in the Mamluk period in Egypt (1250-1517) it is blue silk on linen.
an old piece of cloth with black and brown designs on the side, in front of a white background
Border | The Art Institute of Chicago
Egypt Border, 13th/14th century Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk floss in double running stitch
an old black and white cloth hanging on a wall
Cover (Spain)
This cover is medium: wool, linen technique: embroidery. This cover is from Spain and dated "18th–19th century".
an old black and white photo of a pillow
Pillowcase | Italian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Pillow Case Date: early 17th century Culture: Italian Medium: Linen Dimensions: L. 15 x W. 11 inches (38.1 x 27.9 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Accession Number: 20.186.379
an old black and white photo of a piece of cloth with floral designs on it
Fragment | Italian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fragment Date: 17th century Culture: Italian Medium: Linen Dimensions: L. 20 1/2 x W. 13 1/2 inches (52.1 x 34.3 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Accession Number: 09.50.3276
an old piece of cloth with animals and birds on it's side, in black and white
Fragment | Italian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fragment Date: 17th century Culture: Italian Medium: Silk on linen Dimensions: L. 6 x W. 6 1/4 inches (10.2 x 27.3 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Accession Number: 09.50.55
an old piece of cloth with black and white trimmings on the edges is displayed
Textile
Textile, 16th century White linen frontal made in eleven perpendicular panels of linen, which are outlined in narrow border of embroidery, stylized vine, in blue silks. Insertions of needlepoint lace, (four) also perpendicular; accross bottom a wider band of blue embroidery, a band of lace insertion, and another band of embroidery. Edged with narrow blue silk fringe. Stitch "punto scritto" - counted running.
an old dress with black lace on it
Photo Storage
Man's shirt, linen with blue silk embroidery and bobbin lace. Knee-length, late 16th century. From The Textile Museum in Prato. Photo by operafantomet | Photobucket
an old piece of cloth with black and white designs
Photo Storage
Man's shirt, linen with blue silk embroidery and bobbin lace. Knee-length, late 16th century. From The Textile Museum in Prato. Photo by operafantomet | Photobucket
Man's shirt, linen with blue silk embroidery and bobbin lace. Knee-length, late 16th century. From The Textile Museum in Prato. Photo by operafantomet | Photobucket Couture, Chemise
Photo by operafantomet
Man's shirt, linen with blue silk embroidery and bobbin lace. Knee-length, late 16th century. From The Textile Museum in Prato. Photo by operafantomet | Photobucket
Child's blouse (Spain, 1700-1800) embroidered with black silk and with linen insertions. Folk Costume, Embroidery Inspiration, Pleats
Child's Blouse | Unknown | V&A Explore The Collections
Child's blouse (Spain, 1700-1800) embroidered with black silk and with linen insertions.
an intricately designed vase sitting on top of a black stand
Coif | Unknown | V&A Explore The Collections
#Blackwork Coif (1600-1625)
#Blackwork Smock (1575-1585) Sewing Patterns, Sewing Projects, Smocking, Blouse Pattern, Large Bust, Fashion History, Women's Top, Lace Top
Smock Part | Unknown | V&A Explore The Collections
#Blackwork Smock (1575-1585)