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The Embroiderer's Story: An Embroidered Pop-Up (MET panel for comparison)

http://www.royalcollection.org.uk/eGallery/object.asp?category=279&object=39240&row=4&detail=about English   Stumpwork Casket c. 1660  Pine, satin, silk thread, wire, gilt metal  Presented to George V by Lord Plender (1861-1946) in 1932

Vintage embroidery - Interesting and forgotten - life and curiosities of past eras.

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CHARLES II ENGLISH STUMPWORK EMBROIDERED NEEDLEWORKING PILLOW / PINCUSHION

CHARLES II ENGLISH STUMPWORK EMBROIDERED NEEDLEWORKING PILLOW / PINCUSHION

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Deirdres-rabbithole: It's not just Embroidery!

As this was two different lessons on two completely different techniques, I will split it into two days. On Tuesday in the morning I got.

English, 17th Century  The cream silk ground with purled, coiled, applied, raised and padded work, in coloured silk and metal thread, embroidered with the King standing beneath a canopy, the Queen wearing a crown, standing to his left, a moated castle beside her, the surround with motifs of a stag, dragon, hound, a bird, snail, butterfly, strawberries, grapes, pears, a row of cypress trees and the initials 'M.A.',  44.5cm x 52cm (17 1/2in x 20 1/2in), in tortoiseshell glazed frame with…

A needlework picture, English, Century; Bonhams auction house, auction no. 18761 lot pinned for motifs, especially gryffon in upper right

The Embroiderer's Story: The Burrell Collection - Day 3, Part 2

The Burrell Collection - Acc No. The Burrell Collection As I said, we might spend a few posts on the lovelies at the Burre.

I think this is my favorite description ever of a piece of stumpwork: "like an exquisite 17th century pop-up book".  This piece has been off...

The Embroiderer's Story: An Embroidered Pop-Up (in the collection of Witney Antiques)

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