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Kingston & District Branch, Pandora's Box

Kingston & District Branch, Pandora's Box

Kingston & Dist. Branch, Pandora's box

Kingston & Dist. Branch, Pandora's box

Kingston & District Branch, Snow white's mirror by Stitchn' Time

Kingston & District Branch, Snow white's mirror by Stitchn' Time

Embroidered Casket

An Embroidered Casket – Celebrate this Finish!!

An Embroidered Casket – Celebrate this Finish!

The Gape Casket: A fine mid-17th century needlework casket of rectangular form, executed in a variety of stitches and techniques

The Gape Casket: A fine century needlework casket of rectangular form, executed in a variety of stitches and techniques

*2*  Mirror with Jael and Barak. Embroidered mirror frame,  c.1672. British.... The figure of Barak is worked separately and attached over an under drawing. The face and arms are made with silk satin padded with wool, his garments are in detached buttonhole stitch worked on wire. His hat band, neck tie, gaiters and shoelaces were all worked in a braiding technique.

The Materials and Techniques of English Embroidery of the Late Tudor and Stuart Eras

Jael and Barak Date: 1672 Culture: English Medium: Satin worked with silk and…

Kingston & Dist. Branch, Pandora's Box

Kingston & Dist. Branch, Pandora's Box

Kingston & Dist. Branch, Pandora's Box

Kingston & Dist. Branch, Pandora's Box

http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/eGallery/object.asp?category=279&object=39240&row=4&detail=about English   Stumpwork Casket c. 1660  Pine, satin, silk thread, wire, gilt metal  Presented to George V by Lord Plender (1861-1946) in 1932

Vintage embroidery - Interesting and forgotten - life and curiosities of past eras.

Close-up view of the stumpwork mirror frame in the Great Parlour at Lytes Cary

Close-up view of the stumpwork mirror frame in the Great Parlour at Lytes Cary

Hannah Smith's Casket, 1654-56 (embroidery over wood) ~ British ~ Hannah Smith (fl.1654-56) ~ Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester, UK

Hannah Smith's Casket, (embroidery over wood) ~ British ~ Hannah Smith ~ Whitworth Art Gallery, The University of Manchester, UK

17C Embroidered casket Victoria and Albert Museum - British Galleries

Embroidered casket Victoria and Albert Museum - British Galleries marinni…

Janet Brandt: dolls

Janet Brandt: dolls

This casket came originally from the Smart family of Norcott Hall,  Hertfordshire, ca. 1660.

Casket Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: ca. (made) Artist/Maker: unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Embroidery on silk panels, mounted onto a wooden base

Janet Brandt: Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig

Time to try to share my 3 week textile spree in England. Week 1 was spent in Bath at the first ever 'Bath Textile Summer School'!

Casket from the Burrell Collection Glasgow

Casket with huge stumpwork fruit from the Burrell

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