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Panel of blackwork embroidery linen embroidered with silk thread. English 1580-1620. metmuseum - Google Search

It is an impossible task to describe this fabulous book. It is over 2 kilos and 300 pages of delight. The images are fabulous, the detai.

Spot sampler [English] (64.101.1328) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Spot sampler, century English Linen canvas worked with silk and metal thread; stitches include tent, cross, back, plaited braid.

SAMPLER, 17TH CENTURY Medium: silk embroidery on linen foundation Technique: embroidered in tent stitch on plain weave foundation. Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer. 1981-28-102.

"Random Spot" sampler of isolated floral and animal motifs, silk embroidery on linen foundation in tent stitch on plain weave foundation, United Kingdom, century.

The Tree of Life, England, 17th century

The Tree of Life, first half of century English Canvas worked with silk thread; tent, Gobelin, and couching stitches 22 x 24 in. x cm) Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1964

A pair of gentlemen's gauntlet gloves, English circa 1600 – 1610, of white doeskin leather stained buff, with separately embroidered gauntlet of gilly flowers, honeysuckle and tulips worked in couched silver and gold thread, gold purl wire, coiled and couched coral pink and green silk threads form the foliage and hummocks, each enclosed by a couched gold thread arch, with decoratively worked couched gold thread gilly flowers and sun motifs to the thumb surround and upper palm, three gusset…

A pair of gentlemen's gauntlet gloves, English circa 1600 – of white…

Embroidered Cap Piece    England, Elizabethan Period, late 16th century    Date: late 1500s    Medium: embroidery in silk, gold and silver threads on natural linen ground    Dimensions: Overall - h:21.00 w:42.20 cm (h:8 1/4 w:16 9/16 inches)

Embroidered Cap Piece England, Elizabethan Period, late century Date: late Medium: embroidery in silk, gold and silver threads on natural linen ground Dimensions: Overall - cm inches)

Curtain, England, mid 17th century, Victoria and Albert Museum

Curtain

Crewel work from the Victoria and Albert Museum collection: Curtain; century, linen and cotton twill, embroidered with crewel wool

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tent stitch and raised embroidery in silks and metallic threads on a blue ground. Spot sampler featuring numerous figures, wild animals and birds, trees and buildings.

Needlepoint panel 17th century by Design Decoration Craft, via Flickr

Needlepoint panel from Traquair House, near Peebles, produced in the late century. I have visited Traquair and it's an amazing place well worth a visit

English Band Sampler ~ Early Century ~ unsigned, undated band sampler from the collection of Nicola Parkman was sewed circa 1630 ~ Scarlet Letter

German Sampler ~ 17th century ~  silk embroidery on linen foundation ~ embroidered in cross, eyelet, and double running stitches on a plain weave foundation ~ Bequest of Gertrude M. Oppenheimer ~ Cooper Hewitt

German Sampler ~ century ~ inscribed ~ silk embroidery on linen foundation ~ embroidered in cross, eyelet, and double running stitches on a plain weave foundation ~ Cooper Hewitt

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