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Panel of blackwork, British, 1580-1620 linen worked with silk thread, buttonhole, cross, outline and herringbone stitches 17.25"x21"

Panel of blackwork British, linen worked with silk thread, buttonhole, cross, outline and herringbone stitches H x 21 Met museum of art

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England Cushion Cover (Made from a Woman's Dress), late century Linen, plain weave; embroidered with silk yarns and gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk

Linen worked with silk and metal thread; chain, stem, plaited braid, couching, and detached buttonhole stitch

Long Cushion Cover Date: ca. 1600 Culture: English Medium: Linen worked with silk and metal thread; chain, stem, plaited braid, couching, and detached buttonhole stitches Dimensions: H. 34 inches x cm) Framed: H.

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Had wanted to post yesterday, but my neighbor Bev from across the street wanted to use my long arm machine to quilt a sampler quilt of hers.

Late 16th century  Cushion Cover made from a woman's dress. English   Art Institute of Chicago 1945-161;   Companion piece to NMS A.1929.152??

Late century Cushion Cover made from a woman's dress. English Art Institute of Chicago Companion piece to NMS

Linen worked with silk and metal thread, spangles; stem, back, plaited braid, knots, and detached buttonhole stitches

Linen worked with silk and metal thread, spangles; stem, back, plaited braid…

Printed Linen, 15th century Made in, Rhineland, Germany

Printed Textile Date: century Geography: Made in Rhineland, Germany Culture: German Medium: Linen Dimensions: Overall: 9 x 11 x Classification: Textiles-Printed

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coif Note: this coif is photographed upside down. The long straight cut at the bottom is really the seam at the top of the head. Note the outward curve just before this seam, this makes a nice round extension over the forehead.

Workbag, crewel embroidery 1675 (dated) Origin: Europe, Great Britain, England 27 x 18 inches Twill-woven linen warp-cotton weft in ground; crewel wool embroidery; linen sewing threads; cotton repair threads Acc. No. 2009-12 http://emuseum.history.org/view/objects/asitem/2536/155/title-asc?t:state:flow=cab6c926-5f17-4cbc-94d5-5b3b99200ae0

Workbag crewel embroidery 1675 (dated) Origin: Europe Great Britain England 27 x 18 inches Twill-woven linen warp-cotton weft in ground;