Floral and geometric embroidery. Date unknown.

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Floral and geometric embroidery. Date unknown.

Dress  Ca. 1858 Silk Dress Fabric. Label "Mme. Dellac/23 West 24th Street 23/New York."

Dress Ca. 1858 Silk Dress Fabric. Label "Mme. Dellac/23 West 24th Street 23/New York."

Detail embroidery, waistcoat, France, 1770–80. Cream silk satin lavishely embroidered with large flowers in coloured silks.

Detail embroidery, waistcoat, France, 1770–80. Cream silk satin lavishely embroidered with large flowers in coloured silks.

Textiles - Place of Origin:  France, Europe Date:  1800-1820 Materials:  Cotton Techniques:  Woven (plain), Block printed, Mordant style

Textiles - Place of Origin: France, Europe Date: 1800-1820 Materials: Cotton Techniques: Woven (plain), Block printed, Mordant style

Indigo Dreams

Indigo Dreams

A ‘Large medallion’ uzbek Suzani, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, first half 19th century. From a French private collection, Estimate price on auction £20.000-30.000

A ‘Large medallion’ uzbek Suzani, Bukhara, Uzbekistan, first half 19th century. From a French private collection, Estimate price on auction £20.000-30.000

The Oxburgh Hangings, panel about 1570 Museum no. T.33II-1955 Victoria Albert Museum These panels of silk cross stitch on exposed linen ground, with couched threads in a swirling design, were originally appliqued to a velvet ground. The design of birds, animals and fish is based on the illustrations to Conrad Gesner's Icones Animalium, [] published in Zurich in 1560. The panels were embroidered by the imprisoned Mary Queen of Scots, assisted by Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury.

The Oxburgh Hangings, panel about 1570 Museum no. T.33II-1955 Victoria Albert Museum These panels of silk cross stitch on exposed linen ground, with couched threads in a swirling design, were originally appliqued to a velvet ground. The design of birds, animals and fish is based on the illustrations to Conrad Gesner's Icones Animalium, [] published in Zurich in 1560. The panels were embroidered by the imprisoned Mary Queen of Scots, assisted by Elizabeth, Countess of Shrewsbury.

Antique Strip-weave cotton fabric resist-dyed with natural indigo dye by the Bamana people from Mali

Antique Strip-weave cotton fabric resist-dyed with natural indigo dye by the Bamana people from Mali

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