17th century embroidered jacket and painting. Victoria & Albert Museum, May 2003.This is the earliest known example of a textile shown in a painting where both the painting and the textile still exist. It slightly post-dates the Elizabethan period – the jacket was made in 1610 and altered in 1620. The sitter is Margaret Laton and the painting is attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger.
Set of ten orders belonging to Nikolay II, among them French Croix de Guerre with swords, (1915); Denmark Badge of the Order of Daneborg (the Danish flag), and Greece Badge of the Order of the Saviour. Click for a full list
Jerkin Date: 1570–80 Culture: European Medium: silk, metal thread Dimensions: Length: 23 1/4 x 31 in. (59.1 x 78.7 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Bashford Dean, 1926 Accession Number: 26.196 This artwork is not on display