English In the New Year's Gifts of is this entry; 'one smock of fyne Holland cloth,fair wrought with black silk'. The embroidery on this smock (V&A) includes an eglantine rose and a Tudor rose .The Queen was given many similar blackwork garments.
From a re-issued volume, Fashion in Detail, a wonderful book on the & costumes which gives the opportunity to have a close-up look at the details of several historical costumes from the Victoria and Albert Museum.
Queen Elizabeth I’s bedspread In 1572 Queen Elizabeth I visited Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire. Several items alleged to have belonged to this queen and left at the castle still survive including a pair of gloves and this bedspread made for her.