c.1200 gold embroidered mitre (Bavarian National Museum)
English embroidery (gold couching on samit weave silk) from c.1200. The mitre depicts the stoning of St. Stephen and the murder of Thomas Becket.
Silk 12th century, Asia Minor or Byzanz. Embroidery England. From monastery Seligenthal in Landshut, now at the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum in Landshut. Photos taken in December 2015.
Museum Photos: 1673 embroidered wedding suit (V&A)
Photos taken on 18th April 2003 in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. Wedding suit:
- Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made)
- Date: 1673 (made)
- Materials and Techniques: Wool, embroidered with silver and silver-gilt thread and lined with red silk