Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble) Opus Anglicanum (Chasuble) Date: late 15th century Culture: British Medium: Silk and metallic threads on linen; appliqué on silk velvet foundation with silk embroidery and silver-gilt shot Dimensions: 28 3/4 x 14 3/16 in. (73 x 36 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered MET Museum
An English Elizabethan textile fragment complete loom width ca 1580. Precursor to crewel work with embroidered white floss silk ground not woven silk. Embroidery wool on jute backing. Note Elizabethan roses and Ottoman tulips found on Turkey work carpets of the period - CLICK TO ENLARGE
Tiles made by William Frend De Morgan (16 Nov 1839 – 15 Jan 1917), an English potter & tile designer. A lifelong friend of William Morris, he designed tiles, stained glass & furniture for Morris & Co. 1863-1872.