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The Mechanical Curator — Image from ‘The History of Hampton Court Palace …...

The Mechanical Curator — Image from ‘The History of Hampton Court Palace ….

Two representations of plants: pea (with pods and flowers) on the left, raspberry on the right. 1586 Hand-coloured woodcut

Recto Two representations of plants: pea (with pods and flowers) on the left, raspberry on the right. 1586 Hand-coloured woodcut © The Trustees of the British Museum

The Mechanical Curator — Image from ‘The Lairds and Lands of Loch Tayside’,...

The Mechanical Curator — Image from ‘The Lairds and Lands of Loch Tayside’,.

Court Dress-Mantua-fabric_1740-1745_England (probably)_Silk, embroidered with colored silk and silver thread_Berg Fashion Library

Court Dress Mantua-fabric, England (probably). Silk, embroidered with colored silk and silver thread

Two representations of flowers: violet on the left, primrose on the right.  1586  Hand-coloured woodcut

Recto Two representations of flowers: violet on the left, primrose on the right. 1586 Hand-coloured woodcut © The Trustees of the British Museum

elizabethan embroidery - Yahoo Image Search Results

elizabethan embroidery - Yahoo Image Search Results

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England Date: 1600-25 Accession Number: 1971.50 Manchester City Galleries White linen embroidered mainly in silver and silver gilt thread, with pink, green and gold silk thread in a variety of looped chain and interlaced stitches and couchings;  Pink Silk lining w/ linen interlining, attached at brim, & caught at crown. Height: 20 cm

Nightcap with silk, gold, and silver embroidery England Phoenix, obelisk, flowers

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. Today the items are on display in the China Room within the castle.    Elizabeth never visited Berkeley again. It seems no vast sum was spent on Elizabeth’s visit which may have discouraged her from returning. Simultaneously Elizabe...

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.

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