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Cover Date: 16th century Culture: Spanish (?) Medium: Linen, cutwork Dimensions: L. 18 x W. 17 inches (45.7 x 43.2 cm) Classification: Textiles-Laces Credit Line: Anonymous Gift, 1879 Accession Number: 79.1.103

Cover Date: century Culture: Spanish (?) Medium: Linen, cutwork Dimensions: L. 17 inches x cm) Classification: Textiles-Laces Credit Line: Anonymous Gift, 1879 Accession Number:

Fragment  Date: 16th century  Culture: Italian  Medium: Silk and metal thread on silk  Dimensions: L. 55 x W. 7 5/8 inches (139.7 x 19.4 cm)  Classification: Textiles-Embroidered  Accession Number: 33.95.50

Fragment Date: century Culture: Italian Medium: Silk and metal thread on silk Dimensions: L. 55 x W. 7 inches x cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Accession Number:

Fragment Date: 15th–16th century Culture: Northern Italian Medium: Silk Dimensions: Overall: 19 3/4 x 17 1/4 in. (50.2 x 43.8 cm) Classification: Textiles-Velvets

Fragment Date: century Culture: Northern Italian Medium: Silk Dimensions: Overall: 19 x 17 in. x cm) Classification: Textiles-Velvets

Drawstring bag      English, late 16th–early 17th century       England  Dimensions      Overall (without tassels and cord): 14 x 14.5 cm (5 1/2 x 5 11/16 in.)  Medium or Technique      Silk; twill, silk knotted net with gold metallic needle lace embroidery, spangles and wire; braided silk and metallic cords and tassels  Classification      Personal accessories   Accession Number      38.1230

twill, silk knotted net with gold metallic needle lace embroidery, spangles and wire; braided silk and metallic cords and tassels

Apron (?)  Date: 16th century; Culture: Italian; Medium: Cutwork; Dimensions: L. 42 1/2 x W. 34 1/2 inches 108.0 x 87.6 cm; Classification: Textiles-Laces; Accession Number: 23.49.1

) Date: century Culture: Italian Medium: Cutwork Dimensions: L. 34 inches x cm Classification: Textiles-Laces Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1923 Accession Number: Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY

Baby's coif | V&A Search the Collections | In this example, the cutwork has been scaled down to fit the tiny size of the cap, and each square of cutwork is just 1 cm across, the squares separated by three or four of the woven threads overcast with a slightly thicker thread. A few of the picot-decorated bars are worked in buttonhole stitch and the same stitch is used for the solid 'clothwork', although the stitches are spaced so that the light shines through them.

Baby's coif

Flemish baby’s coif Linen with cutwork. The technique of cutwork was the creation of a delicate structure of needle lace stitches across the spaces cut in a fine linen ground. via the Victoria & Albert, London

Fragment  Date: late 16th century  Culture: Italian  Dimensions: L. 6 1/2 x W. 16 1/2 inches 16.5 x 41.9 cm  Classification: Textiles-Laces-Cutwork  Accession Number: 08.48.133b

Fragment Date: late century Culture: Italian Dimensions: L.

Wall Hanging, with Pomegranate Pattern Date: early 16th century  Geography: Made in Nuremberg, Germany Medium: Twill binding: linen warp, and weft in red, white, green, blue, and yellow wool, with metallic threads  Dimensions: Overall: 96 x 40in. (243.8 x 101.6cm) Framed: 110 1/2 x 47 x 4 3/4 in. (280.7 x 119.4 x 12.1 cm) Accession Number: 53.35.2 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Wall Hanging, with Pomegranate Pattern Date: early century Geography: Made in Nuremberg Culture: German

Heraldic textile with the emblems of two families, 1500–1550  Italy  Silk damask    L. 26 in. (66 cm), W. 23 in. (58.4 cm)  Fletcher Fund, 1946 (46.156.116)

Fragment of damask with marriage emblems Date: first half century Culture: Italian Medium: Silk Dimensions: L. 23 inches x cm) Classification: Textiles-Woven Credit Line: Fletcher Fund, 1946 Accession Number:

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