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Scottish Embroidery: Mediaeval to Modern--detail of one of the "slips" at Traquair. The figures would be outlined in black silk and filled in with colorfuls wools or silks and then hung or appliqued onto larger pieces. http://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-media/product-gallery/0713446382/ref=cm_ciu_pdp_images_1/189-1672927-3260714?ie=UTF8=1

Scottish Embroidery: Mediaeval to Modern--detail of one of the "slips" at Traquair. The figures would be outlined in black silk and filled in with colorfuls wools or silks and then hung or appliqued onto larger pieces. http://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-media/product-gallery/0713446382/ref=cm_ciu_pdp_images_1/189-1672927-3260714?ie=UTF8=1

...and the moon was hungry... : Photo

bnreimels: “ yorkeantiquetextiles: “ detail of antique Italian silk embroidery exhibited at Italy Pavilion in the World Expo Park in Shanghai, east China, on May century to

1600-1620 linen coif detail (2003.64/2) England Manchester Galleries

coif and forehead cloth, English, silk and metal thread blackwork embroidery on linen fabric - Manchester Art Gallery

Le brodeur par Jost Amman (1539-1591) #chat

Le brodeur par Jost Amman (1539-1591) #chat

FLAPPER DRESS, BEADED IRIS, 1920s Black silk satin, large bow on L hip, F & B skirt beaded in yellows, greens, white, red & copper depicting spring garden w/ iris & tulips.

Augusta Auctions accepts consignments of historic clothing and textiles from museums, estates and individuals.

Textile Fragment with Unicorn, Deer, Centaur and Lion Date: ca. 1500 Geography: Made in Scandinavia (possibly Sweden) Culture: Scandinavian Medium: Wool intarsia and applique with gilt leather and linen embroidery The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Textile Fragment with Unicorn, Deer, Centaur and Lion Date: ca. 1500 Geography: Made in Scandinavia (possibly Sweden) Culture: Scandinavian Medium: Wool intarsia and applique with gilt leather and linen embroidery The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Stomacher Date: 1700–1725 Culture: German Medium: silk Dimensions: Length: 11 1/2 x 6 3/4 in. (29.2 x 17.1 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Ernest Schernikow, 1917 Accession Number: 17.19.1

Stomacher -- -- German -- Embroidered Silk -- The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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- The Unbroken Thread

Pillow cover  made in Britain 1592  Linen fabric embroidered with silk, gold and silver-gilt threads

Pillow cover

Place of origin: England, Britain (made) Date: 1592 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Embroidered linen with silk, gold and silver-gilt threads

A close-up of a kani sozni shawl at Beigh. These shawls can take two or more years to embroider and will cost thousands of dollars.

15 Breathtaking Photos of Kashmir, India's Most Misunderstood Region

Kashmir photographed for Condé Nast Traveler. Ali Mohammad Beigh, perhaps the most renowned Kashmiri craftsman in fine needlework / embroidery called “sozni.” He works with silk threads.

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