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Detail of draw cord. Magnification 10x. Image by Cristina Balloffet Carr. early 17th century, British. Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, glass beads, spangles; Gobelin, tent, and detached buttonhole stitches; silk cord and silk and metal thread tassels. 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (13 x 13 cm), excluding tassels and draw cord. Rogers Fund, by exchange, 1929 (29.23.15)

Detail of draw cord. Magnification Image by Cristina Balloffet Carr.

Detail of weeping eye motif showing tears.Magnification 10x. Image by Cristina Balloffet Carr  ca.1600,British. Leather,satin worked with silk and metal thread,seed pearls;satin,couching, and darning stitches;metal bobbin lace;paper. L.12 1/4 x W.6 1/4 inches (31.1 x 15.9 cm) Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Edward S. Harkness, 1928 (28.220.7, .8)

/ detail of weeping eye motif with tears / / british / leather and satin worked with silk and metal thread and seed pearls / satin couching and darning stitches, metal bobbin lace and paper /

В XVI и XVII веке искусство светской вышивки расцвело в Европе, особенно в Англии. Еще в Средние века английские мастера, вышивавшие церковное облачение, славились по всей Европе. Когда же король Генрих VIII порвал с католической церковью в 1534 году и учредил собственную церковь, нужда в расшитой богатой одежде для священников и убранстве соборов значительно сократилась.

Purse Date: early century Culture: British Medium: Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, glass beads, spangles; Gobelin, tent, and detached buttonhole stitches; silk cord and silk and metal thread tassels Accession Number:

Purse | British | early 17th century | Canvas worked with silk and metal thread; Gobelin, tent, knots and plaited braid stitches, silk and metal thread cord and tassels | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession #: 29.23.17

Purse Date: early century Culture: British Medium: Canvas worked with silk and metal thread; Gobelin, tent, knots and plaited braid stitches, silk and metal thread cord and tassels Accession Number:

Drawstring bag  1575–1625 Three-dimensional flower petals and leaves of silver-wrapped color silk threads in detached buttonhole stitch. Polychrome silk embroidery in tent stitch. Also plaited braid stitch, couching, bullion knots, raised work, metal purl, flattened coiled wire.

Drawstring bag 1575–1625 Three-dimensional flower petals and leaves of silver-wrapped color silk threads in detached buttonhole stitch. Polychrome silk embroidery in tent stitch. Also plaited braid stitch, couching, bullion knots, raised work, metal purl, flattened coiled wire.

Drawstring bag, possibly Sweets Bag, England 17C? @ Museum of Fine Arts Boston

England - Drawstring bag - Silk plain weave (faille) with glass bead embroidery on network of linen threads Metallic lace trim and spangles, braided cords and beaded tassels

Liturgical vestments of the Order of the Golden Fleece, dated c 1425-1440, from Burgundy.

Liturgical vestments of the Order of the Golden Fleece, dated c from Burgundy. Notice the seaming over the bust

Floral and insect motifs are overlaid with detached needle lace details in gold and silver filé, gold spangles, and coiled wire.  Magnification 10x. Image by Cristina Balloffet Carr. early 17th century, British. Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, glass beads, spangles; Gobelin, tent, and detached buttonhole stitches; silk cord and silk and metal thread tassels. 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (13 x 13 cm), excluding tassels and draw cord. Rogers Fund, by exchange, (29.23.15)

Floral and insect motifs are overlaid with detached needle lace details in gold and silver filé, gold spangles, and coiled wire. Magnification 10x. Image by Cristina Balloffet Carr. early 17th century, British. Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, glass beads, spangles; Gobelin, tent, and detached buttonhole stitches; silk cord and silk and metal thread tassels. 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (13 x 13 cm), excluding tassels and draw cord. Rogers Fund, by exchange, (29.23.15)

Floral and insect motifs are overlaid with detached needle lace details in gold and silver filé, gold spangles, and coiled wire. Magnification 10x. Image by Cristina Balloffet Carr. early 17th century, British. Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, glass beads, spangles; Gobelin, tent, and detached buttonhole stitches; silk cord and silk and metal thread tassels. 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (13 x 13 cm), excluding tassels and draw cord. Rogers Fund, by exchange, (29.23.15)

Floral and insect motifs are overlaid with detached needle lace details in gold and silver filé, gold spangles, and coiled wire. Magnification 10x. Image by Cristina Balloffet Carr. early 17th century, British. Canvas worked with silk and metal thread, glass beads, spangles; Gobelin, tent, and detached buttonhole stitches; silk cord and silk and metal thread tassels. 5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in. (13 x 13 cm), excluding tassels and draw cord. Rogers Fund, by exchange, (29.23.15)

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